Marxism and crime

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Crime is inevitable in capitalism, because capitalism is criminogenic- it's very nature causes crime.

Traditional Marxists

Carlen: studied 200 firms and discovered that all of them had broken the health and safety laws but only 1.5% of them had been prosecuted.

Chamblis: argues that the ruling class are powerful enough to prevent some laws being made…



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