Crime and Deviance: Realists

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What are right realists' political stance?
Conservative
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What are left realists' political stance?
Socialists
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What are the key characteristics of realist theories?
They believe crime is a real problem and they offer solutions to crime
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What 3 factors cause crime according to right realists?
Biological differences, inadequate socialisation and the underclass and rational choice theory
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Who says, "crime is caused by a combination of biological and social factors"?
Wilson and Hernstein
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What are the 3 causes of crime according to left realists (Lea and Young)?
Relative deprivation, subcultures and marginalisation
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