Left Realist Solutions to Crime

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1. Who outlines another aspect of restorative justice?

  • Braithwaite - Reintregative shaming, labeling of the act as deviant not the person, offenders aware of impact but can change, encourages remourse this makes victims forgive more, allows society to readmit offender
  • Lea and Young - Reintregative shaming, labeling of the act as deviant not the person, offenders aware of impact but can change, encourages remourse this makes victims forgive more, allows society to readmit offender
  • Sherman and Strang - Reintregative shaming, labeling of the act as deviant not the person, offenders aware of impact but can change, encourages remourse this makes victims forgive more, allows society to readmit offender
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2. What are the deeper structural causes of crime?

  • Unequal nature of prejudice society - Unequal wealth and opportunities causes culture of envy and undermines socialisation
  • Unequal nature of capitalist society - Unequal wealth and opportunities causes culture of envy and undermines social cohesion
  • Unequal nature of capitalist society - Unequal wealth and opportunities causes culture of crime and undermines social cohesion

3. What is restorative justice?

  • Encourages offender to take responsibility for their actions and repair the harm they have done by apologising to police and giving back to the community
  • Encourages offender to take responsibility for their actions and repair the harm they have done by apologising to victims and giving back to the community
  • Encourages victim to take responsibility for their actions and repair the harm they have done by apologising to society and giving back to the community

4. How does Braithwaite support his argument that reintrigative shaming works?

  • Reoffending and crime rates tend to be lower in societites where reintrigative and disintregative shaming is used
  • Reoffending and crime rates tend to be lower in societites where reintrigative rather than disintregative shaming is used
  • Reoffending and crime rates tend to be higher in societites where reintrigative rather than disintregative shaming is used

5. How do left realists feel about the UK being meritocratic?

  • If people truely believed it was they would less likely to report crime and more needs to be done to improve peoples economic and social opportunites
  • If people truely believed it was they would less likely to commit crime and more needs to be done to improve peoples economic and social opportunites
  • If people truely believed it was they would more likely to commit crime and more needs to be done to improve peoples economic and social opportunites

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