Evaluation of critical crimonology

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Feminists criticise critical criminology for being...
...gender blind.
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This is because Taylor et al's theory focuses excessively on....
...male criminality rather than female criminality.
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In what 2 ways do left realists criticise critical criminology?
1. Romanticises criminals as working class heros (even though they victimise mostly other working class) 2.Taylor et al do not crime seriously as it ignores the effect on working class victims.
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Who argued that critical criminology is too general to explain crime and too idealistic to tackle crime?
Burke.
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Who applied Taylor et al's approach to the moral panic over muggings in the 1970s?
Hall.
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Since the publishing of "The New Criminology,"Taylor, Walton and Young have all...
...changed their views.
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However, in which 2 ways do Walton and Young defend their actions?
1. In calling for greater tolerance of diversity in behaviour, the book combated the 'correctionalist bias,' in most existing theories. 2.It inspired later radical approaches that seek to establish a more just society.
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Examples of theories that have been inspired by "The New Criminology:"
Left Realism/feminist theories.
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