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the last year? and ?males reported higher levels of anti-social behaviour across all types of behaviour? with at least a third of males committing anti-social behaviour compared to a fifth of females, as well as finding that 14-16 year olds are the most likely age group to commit acts of anti-social behaviour with two fifths of 14-16 year olds admitted to committing anti-social behaviour in the last year (Hayward & Sharp, 2003). Straight away these findings show two clearly defined groups of the four main social group?s sociology and social psychology focus on as being a cause for anti-social behaviour.
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On the other hand, the bureaucratic authoritarian regime is composed of the police force as well as the military force that act realistically within the context and boundary of bureaucratic mentality. The mode of operation by the authoritarian police raises questions on whether the police are on acquiring negative behavior or to be brutal. This act of brutalism is attributed to the psychological predisposition that the authoritarian police force has that they have to be ruthless so as to instill fear on opposing individuals and groups as well as to acquire respect.
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However in society today we have a mammoth surge in domestic violence incidents, yet in 1862 this was never reported to the police as a crime, this crime would be dealt with within the home. In 1888 the era found its self with a new sexual crime, and this would be Jack the Ripper. London?s notorious Jack the Ripper was undeniably a gruesome serial killer, who killed 5 (maybe more) female prostitutes in the same area in London?s west end.
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