realists

what do right realists say are the causes of crimes?
biological differences, socialisation and the underclass, rational choice theory
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what do left realists say the causes of crime are?
marginalisation, relative deprivation, subculture
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when tackling crime what do right realists say needs to be done?
zero tolerance
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what do left realists say needs to be done to tackle crime?
policing and control
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what do both left and right realists agree on?
crime is an evergrowing problem which needs to be tackled
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what is a criticism of right realists?
ignores structual factors of crime
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how is left realists criticised?
ignores white-collar crimes
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what does biological differences mean?
born a criminal
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define socialisation and the underclass?
not everyone is socialised the same
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what does rational choice theory mean?
the individual looks at the consequences and decides if they commit the crime or not
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define realitive deprivation?
if you feel deprived (poor) in comparision to somebody else
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what does subculture mean?
group solution to realitive deprivation so they commit crime
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define marginalisation?
lack goods and organisation
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what do left realists say the causes of crime are?

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