LEFT REALISM

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  • Created on: 28-05-18 14:19
ORIGINS, YOUNG, LEA AND MATTHEWS
Marxists too idealistic // realistically worried about street crime ? corp // right wing makes things worse - dramatizes the problem // need to reduce the harm crime does to the poor and powerless
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EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME (most data from victim studies)
1. RELATIVE DEP: crime isnt caused by pov itself, but resentment // 2.SUBCULTURE: conflicting values // 3. MARGINALISATION: eco and politically on 'edge' of society, only heard through protest and riot
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SQUARE OF CRIME
CJS - Criminal Offender - General Public - Victim of Crime
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ROLE OF POLICE
Want to rebuild trust with police and trouble communities // democratically controlled // abandon stop and search // focus on r.attacks, dom abuse and corp crime
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LONG TERM GOALS
promote social justice and remove inequality
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IMMEDIATE POLICIES
regen inner cities // welfare provision: communities social control only enabled if basic needs met // work with victims, Braithwaite - reintergrative shaming
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CRITICISMS
not enough time on offenders // Relative Dep can't explain all e.g. **** // ignores corp crime // 'selling out' marxism
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EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME (most data from victim studies)

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1. RELATIVE DEP: crime isnt caused by pov itself, but resentment // 2.SUBCULTURE: conflicting values // 3. MARGINALISATION: eco and politically on 'edge' of society, only heard through protest and riot

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SQUARE OF CRIME

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ROLE OF POLICE

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LONG TERM GOALS

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