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 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)

3. Which Left Realist studied three things and what were they?

  • Matthews - Realtive deprivation, Subculture & Marginalisation
  • Jock Young - Realtive deprivation, Subculture & Marginalisation
  • Lea - Realtive deprivation, Subculture & Marginalisation

4. What are the two different types of Realism and how do they differ?

  • Left Realism - Influenced by more radical and marxist ideas & Right Realism - More influenced by right-wing Capitalist thinking
  • Left Realism - Influenced by more radical and socialist ideas & Right Realism - More influenced by right-wing Conservative thinking
  • Right Realism - Influenced by more radical and socialist ideas & Left Realism - More influenced by right-wing Conservative thinking

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

  • 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
  • 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

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