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1. Crime is commited due to the culture of dependency, undermining peoples sense of commitment and obligation to support one another - Marsland

  • Right Realism
  • Marxism
  • Functionalism
  • Feminism
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2. Women commit less crime due to fear of acquiring a bad reputation and therefore stay clear of deviant behaviour - Lees

  • Marxism
  • Functionalism
  • Feminism
  • Left Realism

3. Crime is commited due to emphasis on goals and no means to achieve them - Merton - Strain theory

  • Left Realists
  • Neo-Marxism
  • Functionalism
  • Marxism

4. Domestic abuse often goes unreported - Raey

  • Feminism
  • Marxism
  • Functionalism
  • Postmodernism

5. Young people commit more crime because they have less to lose - Respect and reputation might even be enhanted by criminality - Control Theories - Hirschi

  • Functionalism
  • Neo-Marxism
  • Right Realism
  • Left Realism

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Anya

What a fantastic resource- easily the best on the whole site. I cannot thank you enough Courtney Horne. You are a marvel to the sphere of sociology. Thank you

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