Right Realism over view

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  • Right Realist. Opinions on crime.
    • Rational choice and opportunity - Criminals see if the benefit of the crime outweigh the disadvantage.
      • Cornish and Clarke.
    • Murray
      • Poor community control -Underclass is to blame for most crime. This is because they lack    responsibility, and respect for authority.
    • People are naturally selfish - it is peoples natural personality to want to cut corners.
      • Crime will always exist
        • They criticise marxist and left realists by saying its pointless trying to explain the social causes of crime. Right realists want to reduce its impact.
    • Value consensus and shared morality are the foundations of society. Criminals breech this.

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