MARXISM, NEW CRIMINOLOGY & LEFT REALISM

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Sam
  • Created on: 19-11-14 10:47

1. Taylor et al's theory on how crime develops has 6 aspects. Which is not one of those?

  • Investigate the act itself
  • Investigate the cost of damges due to the act
  • Investigate the effects of labelling
  • Investigate the immediate origins of the act
  • Investigate the wider origins of the act
  • Investigate the immediate origins of social reaction
  • Investigate the wider origins of social reaction
1 of 20

Other questions in this quiz

2. "Crime is a rational response to capitalism and is found in all classes" according to who?

  • Chambliss (1975)
  • Snider (1993)
  • Gordon (1976)
  • Reiman (2001)

3. Right realists criticise SCC crime prevention for being too soft on crime, by implying it's due to society. They also apparently make excuses for criminals, rather than...

  • Recording data as to why crimes occur
  • Creating tighter controls and more severe punishments
  • Giving proof of these excuses
  • Introducing ways of helping victims

4. Feminists criticise Taylor et al's theory for focusing on male criminality and therefore being...

  • Gender blind.
  • Masculine frozen.
  • Sexist.
  • Discriminatory.

5. Traditional marxists say that social order is maintained through...

  • Capitalism and false class consciousness.
  • Stabilisation of adult personalities.
  • Materialistic oppression and consumerism.
  • A lack of primary socialisation.

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Crime and deviance resources »