Types of Crime

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Sociology (What is Crime & Deviance? (a)) Mind Map on Types of Crime, created by nuhaheza on 04/11/2013.

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Types of Crime
1 Occupational crime
1.1 Def: breaking rules/laws at work
1.1.1 E.g.: supermarket worker stealing food items
1.1.1.1 Effects: Less trust, rapidly low in stock, no products to re-stock
2 Government crime
2.1 Crime committed by the government
2.2 Laws are made by them and sometimes broken by them.
2.3 They can also break treaties and agreements.
2.4 Some break the international laws about human rights and are involved in torture and atrocities (extreme violence) against minorities.
3 Corporate crime
3.1 A corporation is a company.
3.1.1 Crime is committed to gain benefit for the company, and not for the individual.
3.1.1.1 E.g.: breaking health and safety laws / damaging the environment / selling goods can be dangerous
3.1.1.1.1 Effects: there will be huge consequences but never will be dealt with.
3.1.1.1.1.1 If they are dealt with, there will be a fine for the company, but the company executives rarely go to trial.
4 White collar crime
4.1 "Blue collar" jobs are working class jobs. It is called 'blue collar' because w.c. people are less likely to wear suit and white shirts.
4.2 This crime is mostly commited by middle class workers
4.2.1 They are give more trust and have greater chance of committing crime
4.2.1.1 E.g.: stealing money from employers
4.2.1.1.1 Effects: costumers have to pay high prices
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