Crime and Justice

Choose ONE of the following:

  1. Consider the scope and dimensions of white collar crime in the world today. Discuss the main reasons why the courts tend to treat white collar criminals differently to blue collar criminals.
  2. Discuss how the international feminist movement affected attitudes towards domestic violence in Western nations after 1960. What changes have taken place in New Zealand?
  3. Discuss the background causes and dimensions of the satanic ritual abuse (SRA) panic that spread across Western nations during the 1980s and 1990s. How was SRA manifested in New Zealand?
  4. Discuss the main reasons behind the rises in female violence in New Zealand since the beginning of the 1960s. Have similar increases been observed in the US? Explain why or why not.

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