Left and Right Realism

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LEFT REALISM- What is marginalisation?
Groups of people lack the personal goals and organisations to represent them. This makes them feel resentful and frustrated, so turn to violent crime.
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LEFT REALISM- Explain the theory of subcultures.
Solution to relative deprivation, marginalised groups form criminal or deviant groups with different goals.
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LEFT REALISM- What is Relative Deprivation?
Being deprived of something you think you're entitled to that another person has.
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LEFT REALISM- Who created the 4 stages of Relative Deprivation?
Runciman- wanting it, knowing someone has it, believe having it is realistic, obtaining it.
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LEFT REALISM- Government Policies.
Police and Community Together (PACT), democratic policing, parenting support.
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LEFT REALISM- Evaluation.
Focuses on inner city crime only, assumes that value consensus exists and crime occurs during its breakdown.
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RIGHT REALISM- Explain the theory of biological differences.
Wilson & Hernstien- Some people are genetically predisposed to commit crime.
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RIGHT REALISM- Explain the theory of socialisation & underclass.
Murray- Growing underclass called new rabble dependant on state.
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RIGHT REALISM- Explain rational choice theory.
Clarke- free will, choice based on rational calculation of consequences.
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RIGHT REALISM- Social policies.
Zero-tolerance policing, must repair area to deter criminals, clamp down on any sign of disorder.
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RIGHT REALISM- Evaluations.
Doesn't address wider social causes, unfair targeting, assumes offenders act rationally.
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LEFT REALISM- Explain the theory of subcultures.

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Solution to relative deprivation, marginalised groups form criminal or deviant groups with different goals.

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LEFT REALISM- What is Relative Deprivation?

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LEFT REALISM- Who created the 4 stages of Relative Deprivation?

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LEFT REALISM- Government Policies.

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