Marxist Explanations of Crime and Deviance

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1. Who says that cultures of resistance have emerged within ethnic minorities?

  • The CCCS - Ethnic minorities in worse socio-economic position than white majority, leads to cultures of resistance where crime is organised resistance, dates back to anti-colonial struggles, young members doing this as political not criminal act
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  • Scraton - Ethnic minorities in worse socio-economic position than white majority, leads to cultures of resistance where crime is organised resistance, dates back to anti-colonial struggles, young members doing this as political not criminal act
  • Brake - Ethnic minorities in worse socio-economic position than white majority, leads to cultures of resistance where crime is organised resistance, dates back to anti-colonial struggles, young members doing this as political not criminal act
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2. What female Marxist said something about corporations?

  • Snider - State doesn't want to pass laws against pollution, worker health, etc as would lose investement oppurtunities
  • Sniper - I ain't no female! Don't tell the team about this! Please!
  • Mannheim - State doesn't want to pass laws against pollution, worker health, etc as would lose investement oppurtunities
  • Bonger - State doesn't want to pass laws against pollution, worker health, etc as would lose investement oppurtunities

3. How does the selective enforcement of law takes away from unfair nature of society?

  • The occasional prosecution of ruling class crime makes the system appear fair and that ruling class crime is small
  • L only investigating Light draws attention from unfairness of his eating cake but others getting only bread!
  • The frequent prosecution of ruling class crime makes the system appear fair and that ruling class crime is small
  • Particularly in American society, dog eat dog and with no welfare system wealth is paramount

4. Who developed a Marxist theory of crime?

  • Bonger and Chambliss
  • Karl Marx
  • Mannheim and Snider
  • Ivan Braginski

5. What do Taylor, Walton and Paul say in their book 'The New Criminology'?

  • Dragons exist 0-o
  • Crime can only be understood by looking at: Wider social origins of the deviant act, The immediate origins of the act, Meaning given to the act by others, Historical context of this reaction, Impact of the social reaction to it and future of criminal
  • Crime can't only be understood by looking at: Wider social origins of the deviant act, The immediate origins of the act, Meaning given to the act by them, Historical context of this reaction, Impact of the social reaction to it and future of criminal
  • Crime can only be understood by looking at: Smaller social origins of the deviant act, The secondary origins of the act, Meaning given to the act by them, Historical context of this reaction, Impact of the social reaction to it and future of criminal

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