Right Realism (New Right) explanations of crime and deviance

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1. How does Matthews evidence critise Wilson?

  • Compared zero tolerance programmes with more liberal approaches, found little difference on impact of crime rates
  • Compared zero tolerance programmes with more liberal approaches, found alot of difference on impact of crime rates
  • Compared zero tolerance programmes with more liberal approaches, found little difference on impact of negoaiting labels
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2. What is an evaluative point of underclass theory?

  • No concrete evidence for underclass, hard to study, wont admit it, Questionaries suggest poor have same values/beliefs as majority
  • Little concrete evidence for underclass, hard to study, wont admit it, Questionaries suggest poor have same values/beliefs as other minorities
  • No concrete evidence for underclass, easy to study, would admit it, Questionaries suggest poor have same values/beliefs as majority

3. Who studied a council estate and did it support underclass or not?

  • Charlesworth - Used particpant observation and formal interviews, found poor economic conditions gad bad effect on health, few unemployeed had depression, lose of identity, many commit crime - Doesnt support it as little crime due to it
  • Charlesworth - Used particpant observation and conversational interviews, found poor economic conditions gad bad effect on health, many unemployeed had depression, lose of identity, few commit crime - Doesnt support it as little crime due to it
  • Rex & Timlinson - Used particpant observation and conversational interviews, found poor economic conditions gad bad effect on health, many unemployeed had depression, lose of identity, few commit crime - Doesnt support it as little crime due to it

4. Who also disagree with underclass theory and why?

  • Rex & Tomlinson - Reject idea of subculture that is voluntarily unemployed, criminal behaviour - poverty usually caused by external factors beyond control of poor eeg global reccession, gov policies, etc
  • Charlesworth - Reject idea of subculture that is voluntarily unemployed, criminal behaviour - poverty usually caused by external factors beyond control of poor eeg global reccession, gov policies, etc
  • Rex & Charlesworth - Reject idea of subculture that is voluntarily unemployed, criminal behaviour - poverty usually caused by external factors beyond control of poor eeg global reccession, gov policies, etc

5. How does Murray see the underclass?

  • Lacking in moral values, commitment to marriage & family life, irrepsonsible single mothers, lack of father discipline and role models
  • Lacking in norms, commitment to marriage & friends, irrepsonsible single fathers, lack of mother love and role models
  • Lacking in moral values, commitment to marriage & family life, irrepsonsible single mothers, too many temporary fathers discipline and role models

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