SOC 305 - SOC 305 WEEK 1 DQ 1 MORAL PANIC
Moral Panic. After viewing the video, Gender & Crime, please address each of the following questions:
a. Is crime normal in a society?
b. What is the purpose of crime and punishment?
c. How much crime is “enough,” and how would this be measured?
d. How is crime defined?
e. What problems are defined as worthy of social control?
f. What is the influence of the media?
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7, focusing on the social construction process.