DRUGS & SOCIETY
DISCUSSION 11
Why do criminologists believe that there's a connection between being the perpetrator of a crime and being the victim of crime? What do they mean when they say that many of the dynamics that cause one also cause the other? Does this make sense? Explain   
EXERCISE 11

Assignment Prompt

The early studies of narcotic addiction that put forward the validity the enslavement or economic-compulsive model argued for a particular change in the drug law. What was this change that they proposed, why did they see it as a conclusion of their research, and what political consequences did their arguments have? Which well-known sociologists were associated with this position?

What evidence suggests the limitations of the economic-compulsive or enslavement model and the predisposition models of the drug-crime connection? Why is the intensification model a more adequate explanation for this connection?

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