Marxist and Crime

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  • Created on: 27-01-15 16:30

Traditional marixst:

  • Society is understood by examining the process of explotation by owners and controlers

There are 5 key elements:

  • Criminal law
  • Hegemany - rulling class
  • Law inforcement
  • Individual motivation
  • Crime and control

Criminal law:

  • All laws benefit the rulling class
  • Rulling class are the only ones who can use violence - E.G: Police, Army
  • The system protects the rich and the…


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