Crime Control, Prevention & Punishment

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1. Feminists argue that women don't stay at home during fear of victimisation for safety, but rather because of their psychological state. E.g.

  • Staying at home has led to insanity, but they still fear going outside.
  • The threat of patriarchal violence they could face from men.
  • They aren't aware of the outside world, so don't want to venture away from home.
  • If they have mental issues, they are likely to not be allowed out from care home etc.
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2. Christie argues that the 'victim' is socially constructed (isn't accurate) to create stereotypes of an 'ideal victim'. Which of the following is not a stereotype?

  • Weak
  • Innocent
  • Strong
  • Elderly
  • Young

3. ECP relates to which theory by Wilson & Kelling?

  • ASAP
  • Unaesthetically-pleasing
  • Broken windows
  • Damaged doors

4. Which of the following is not a criticism of SCP?

  • It ignores causes of crime (poverty or poor socialisation), so hard to develop long-term crime reduction strategies.
  • Chaiken et al: Designing out NY roberries didn't happen, it merely displaced them.
  • It focuses on opportunistic petty crimes, ignores costly & harmful white collar, corporate and state crimes.
  • Clarke: rational choice theory exists.
  • Assumes rational choice calculation happens, yet some crimes are impulsive.

5. Through using community-based controls rather than prisons, young offenders can avoid doing what?

  • Fulfilling a self prophecy of crime.
  • Paying taxes.
  • Losing freedom.
  • Becoming employed, but still enjoy life.


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