Sociology Essay

Question 1. Occupational health and safety offences (i.e., serious injury and death in the workplace) are often conceptualized in law and society as accidents rather than crimes of violence. Please assess the validity of this claim and apply it to:
a. The Westray coal mine disaster in Pictou County, Nova Scotia; and
b. The environmental disaster at Bhopal, India.
(The readings from weeks 9 and 11 are particularly relevant.)

Question 2. What are the main strategies of remedies/resistances to corporate crime that are discussed in the readings? How can/have they been used to address financial corporate crime?
(The readings from weeks 10, 13 and 14 are particularly relevant)