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 an evaluation of Military style policing?

  • Makes sense to have more policing in urban areas with more violent crime, attempts have been made to improve relationships eg after McPherson report into insitutional racism, recruit more ethnic minority officers
  • Makes sense to have less policing in urban areas with more violent crime where officers could get hurt, attempts have been made to improve relationships eg after McPherson report into insitutional sexism, recruit more female officers
  • Makes sense to have more policing in rural areas with more violent crime, attempts have been made to improve relationships eg after McPherson report into insitutional racism, recruit more ethnic minority officers

3. 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

4. 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

5. What has increased the sense of relative deprivation in Late Modernity?

  • Greater inequality and individualism, Cultural inclusion (media promote consumerism) & economic inclusion (rpoor people included in oppurtunities)
  • Greater inequality and individualism, Cultural inclusion (media promote consumerism) & economic exclusion (poor people excluded from oppurtunities)
  • Greater equality and individualism, Cultural exclusion (media promote consumerism) & economic exclusion (poor people excluded from oppurtunities)

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