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what is the purpose of the law?

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the purpose of law is to create order and stability in the various relationships that exist (i) among humans, and (ii) between humans and things/the environment in a society.


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What are the characteristics of the definition of law?


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1. law is a system of rules (however, not all systems of rules are law)

2. the rules are meant to control human actions (in relation to society, things the environment)

3. the rules are enforceable.


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what are six requirements that a field of study has to meet in order to qualify as an autonomous discipline?


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– It must have a study object of its own. – It must have a uniquely demarcated field of study that is identifiable. 

– It must have its own methodical scientific practices. 

– It must have a valid basis in theory. 

– The knowledge of the field of study must be applicable such that it can be used in society. 

– It must be taught as a subject or practised at an educational institution. 


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What are the functions of the state?


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Judiciary

Executive

Legislature


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what are 3 sections of an essay?

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  • introduction
  • body 
  • conclusion 
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what is the state authority expected to do?


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The state authority is expected to control and take care of the citizens or nation in various ways, including keeping law and order (protection) and providing other social and economic services.


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Criminal behaviour is studied on different levels and dimensions. Aggressiveness and acts of violence fall within the realm of the … dimension. 


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biological 


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what are the main delineations of social crime?

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1. Crime as a violation of behavioural norms 

2. Crime as social harm 

3. Crime as a violation of human rights 

4. Crime as a form of social deviance 



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What method do crimonoglists use?


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the scientific method

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What are the main functions of criminologists?


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  • lecturing at universities or colleges
  • researching at universities, colleges, or institutions such as the Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
  • being involved in community service by assisting victims of various violent crimes, such as domestic violence at victim support organisations
  • a criminologist's task is to study, define, describe, interpret,
  • explain and indicate policy directions in respect of crime, criminal behaviour and victimisation
  • Criminologists also research the criminal justice system and suitable treatment for offenders to help prevent recidivism (relapses into crime).
  • Criminologists can also submit reports and give evidence in court in order to explain offenders' criminal behaviour, thereby helping the court to impose appropriate sentences
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What is the goal of criminology?


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to understand its subject matter and to determine how that understanding can benefit society.


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Criminal law


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it Is made up of all the legal rules that identify crimes and set down punishments.


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Q:

what is the purpose of the law?

A:

the purpose of law is to create order and stability in the various relationships that exist (i) among humans, and (ii) between humans and things/the environment in a society.


Q:

What are the characteristics of the definition of law?


A:

1. law is a system of rules (however, not all systems of rules are law)

2. the rules are meant to control human actions (in relation to society, things the environment)

3. the rules are enforceable.


Q:

what are six requirements that a field of study has to meet in order to qualify as an autonomous discipline?


A:

– It must have a study object of its own. – It must have a uniquely demarcated field of study that is identifiable. 

– It must have its own methodical scientific practices. 

– It must have a valid basis in theory. 

– The knowledge of the field of study must be applicable such that it can be used in society. 

– It must be taught as a subject or practised at an educational institution. 


Q:

What are the functions of the state?


A:

Judiciary

Executive

Legislature


Q:

what are 3 sections of an essay?

A:
  • introduction
  • body 
  • conclusion 
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Q:

what is the state authority expected to do?


A:

The state authority is expected to control and take care of the citizens or nation in various ways, including keeping law and order (protection) and providing other social and economic services.


Q:

Criminal behaviour is studied on different levels and dimensions. Aggressiveness and acts of violence fall within the realm of the … dimension. 


A:

biological 


Q:

what are the main delineations of social crime?

A:

1. Crime as a violation of behavioural norms 

2. Crime as social harm 

3. Crime as a violation of human rights 

4. Crime as a form of social deviance 



Q:

What method do crimonoglists use?


A:

the scientific method

Q:

What are the main functions of criminologists?


A:
  • lecturing at universities or colleges
  • researching at universities, colleges, or institutions such as the Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
  • being involved in community service by assisting victims of various violent crimes, such as domestic violence at victim support organisations
  • a criminologist's task is to study, define, describe, interpret,
  • explain and indicate policy directions in respect of crime, criminal behaviour and victimisation
  • Criminologists also research the criminal justice system and suitable treatment for offenders to help prevent recidivism (relapses into crime).
  • Criminologists can also submit reports and give evidence in court in order to explain offenders' criminal behaviour, thereby helping the court to impose appropriate sentences
Q:

What is the goal of criminology?


A:

to understand its subject matter and to determine how that understanding can benefit society.


Q:

Criminal law


A:

it Is made up of all the legal rules that identify crimes and set down punishments.


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