Evaluation- neo-marxism.

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What is the first criticism of how neo-marxists see criminals?
They romanticise them in to robin-hood type figures who redistribute wealth to the poor, however working class more likely to be victims of crime.
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What do neo-marxists fail to address?
the effect of crime on the working class.
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What does Burke argue?
That critical criminologists are too general and too idealistic.
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Because they are too general and too idealistic, what are they no use for?
Crime reduction
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How do taylor et al challenge Burke?
Suggesting the role of sociology is not to simply find ways of correcting deviant behaviour, but to call for a greater tolerance of diversity and behaviour.
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