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Assess the value of the right realist approach to crime and deviance (21 marks)

right realism sees crime, especially street crime, as a real and growing problem that destroys
communities, undermines social cohesion and threatens society's work ethic. The right realist
approach to crime has been very influential in the…

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protect property during the absence of police prevented looting, and crime rates actually went
down during this period.

Right realists do not believe it is fruitful to try to deal with the causes of crime since these cannot
be easily changed. Instead they seek to devise practical measures to make…


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