Left Realist explanations of crime

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1. What happens to relative deprivation in Late Modernity?

  • Become generalised throughout all society, widespread resentment at unfair wages, m/c hate w/c for using welfare benefits
  • Become generalised throughout community, little resentment at unfair wages, m/c hate w/c for using welfare benefits
  • Become unown throughout all society, hgiher standards of living mean it isnt around
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2. What does Young say about the peroid we're living in?

  • Late Postmodernity - Insecurity, instability &exclusion make crime worse, deindustralisation, increased umemployement/poverty esp for young/ethnic minorities,destablished family/community life, less welfare spending, more marginalisation & exclusion
  • Late modernity - Insecurity, instability & exclusion make crime worse, deindustralisation, increased umemployement/poverty esp for young/ethnic minorities,destablished family/community life, less welfare spending, more marginalisation & exclusion
  • Late modernity - Insecurity, instability & exclusion make crime worse, deindustralisation, decreased umemployement/poverty esp for young/ethnic minorities,established family/community life, more welfare spending, less marginalisation & exclusion

3. What is the issue with military policing according to Kinsey et al?

  • Local communities dont trust police, dont give info to solve crime, resort to stop&search, CCTV, leads to mobilisation of bystanders, groups support picked on members, major social disturbances
  • National communities over trust police, give info to solve crime, lack of stop&search, CCTV, leads to mobilisation of bystanders, groups support picked on members, major social disturbances
  • Local communities dont trust police, dont give info to stop crime, resort to stop&search, CCTV, leads to immobilisation of bystanders, members support picked on groups, minor unsocial disturbances

4. Who thinks realtive depravation leads to crime and how?

  • Lea and Young - Only when realtive depravation experience, rising expectations for high sdtandards of living & limited means to achieve sucess (unemployed), exposed to values (media) that middle-class lifestyles and patterns of consumption are best
  • Lea and Matthew - Only when realtive depravation experience, rising expectations for high sdtandards of living & limited means to achieve sucess (unemployed), exposed to values (media) that middle-class lifestyles and patterns of consumption are best
  • Jock and Young - Only when realtive depravation experience, rising expectations for high sdtandards of living & limited means to achieve sucess (unemployed), exposed to values (media) that middle-class lifestyles and patterns of consumption are best

5. What is marginalisation and how does it lead to crime?

  • Marginalisation is situation where young people are more likely to suffer economic, social (eg young people in inner cities suffer more deprivation) & political deprivation (no way to influence decision makers so feel powerless)
  • Marginalisation is situation where some groups are more likely to suffer economic, social (eg young people in inner cities suffer more deprivation) & political deprivation (no way to influence decision makers so feel powerless)
  • Marginalisation is situation where all groups are more likely to suffer economic, social (eg young people in rural areas suffer more deprivation) & political deprivation (too many ways to influence decision makers so feel powerless)

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