Explanation of crime - Relative Deprivation

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  • Relative Deprivation
    • Marxists
    • Growing up in a poor environment and lacking certain resources that others have.
    • Marxists explain crime by examining the type and society in which we live
      • They are critical of the society which is based on the values
        • such as materialism (valuing material possessions),
        • consumerism (wanting the best of everything e.g. designer clothes etc.)
        • and competition to achieve these possessions


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