Criticisms of the functionalist viewpoint

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What question can be raised to criticise the functionalist view on boundaries?
How much and what levels of crime and deviance are needed in order to create a boundary?
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How do victimologists criticise functionalist views?
Even though it is positive for reaffirming boundaries, it still creates victims from the crime and deviance
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Even though crime could create social solidarity, what else can it create?
A fear of crime
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Give an example of when fear of crime was created for women in particular
Jack the Ripper
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What reaction does fear of crime cause?
A consensus reaction
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How do victimologists criticise functionalist views?

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Even though it is positive for reaffirming boundaries, it still creates victims from the crime and deviance

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Even though crime could create social solidarity, what else can it create?

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Give an example of when fear of crime was created for women in particular

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What reaction does fear of crime cause?

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