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Murray Right Realism The underclass
Murray, an American sociologist says that the underclass exist because people have become dependent on benefits and have no incentive to work. → Cultural explanationssuggest that it is the failure of individuals or whole groups in society that creat
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Wilson Broken Window Theory Right Realism
social conditions are a stronger driver of crime than broken windows suggest that the crime rates in New York fell because the social conditions for people in New York significantly improved.
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Rational Choice Theory Clarke Right Realism
states that most criminals are rational actors. If the criminal calculates that the risk of getting caught is low, or that the punishment if caught will not be severe, then they are more likely to commit crime
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Zero Tolerance Right Realism
Zero Tolerance Policing involves strictly enforcing penalties for relatively minor crimes or anti-social behavior such as begging, drug possession, public drinking.
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Murray The Underclass Right Realism
The underclass has increased because of increasing welfare dependency. Murray argues that increasingly generous welfare benefits since the 1960s have led to increasing numbers of people to become dependent on the state.
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social conditions are a stronger driver of crime than broken windows suggest that the crime rates in New York fell because the social conditions for people in New York significantly improved.

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Wilson Broken Window Theory Right Realism

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states that most criminals are rational actors. If the criminal calculates that the risk of getting caught is low, or that the punishment if caught will not be severe, then they are more likely to commit crime

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Zero Tolerance Policing involves strictly enforcing penalties for relatively minor crimes or anti-social behavior such as begging, drug possession, public drinking.

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The underclass has increased because of increasing welfare dependency. Murray argues that increasingly generous welfare benefits since the 1960s have led to increasing numbers of people to become dependent on the state.

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