Right Realist solutions to crime

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1. What is the Broken Windows solution and who said it?

  • The SCP -Incivitlites cause crime, if allowed then areas become bad where crime is accpetable, like a broken window in abandoned building
  • Wilson -Incivitlites cause crime, if allowed then areas become bad where crime is accpetable, like a broken window in abandoned building
  • Jones -Incivitlites cause crime, if allowed then areas become bad where crime is accpetable, like a broken window in abandoned building
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2. What does Wilson call street crime with a victim (theft, murder)?

  • Predatory street crime - public more concerned about it than victimless crime or white collar crime as they undermine communities which are best protection against rising crime
  • Prey street crime - public more concerned about it than victimless crime or white collar crime as they undermine communities which are best protection against rising crime
  • Predatory street crime - public more concerned about it than victimless crime or white collar crime as they strengthen communities (mobilisation of bystanders) which are best protection against rising crime

3. What are other ways of increasing the costs of crime?

  • Methodone for drug addicts while decrease in heroin price will deter tthe better ones, keep communities strong so criminals disgraced
  • Methodone for drug addicts while increase in heroin price will deter them, keep communities strong so criminals disgraced
  • Cola for alcoholics while increase in heroin price will deter them, keep communities strong so criminals dont need gangs for support

4. What is the evaluation of retributive justice and who says em?

  • Garland - undermined by more than 60% of prisoners reoffend / Braithwaite (Interactionist) - disintegrative shaming is bad as stigmatises studies show exoffenders cant reintegrate as label too powerful (master status), rejection casuses reoffending
  • Braithwaite - undermined by more than 60% of prisoners reoffend / Garland (Interactionist) - disintegrative shaming is bad as stigmatises studies show exoffenders cant reintegrate as label too powerful (master status), rejection casuses reoffending
  • Garland - supported by more than 90% of prisoners reoffend / Braithwaite (Interactionist) - disintegrative shaming is bad as stigmatises studies show exoffenders cant reintegrate as label too powerful (master status), rejection stops reoffending

5. Does Wilson believe crime is rational and what to do about it?

  • Yes, if benefits outweigh costs then choose to commit crime, more police and harsher sentences only have litmited impact, Certain and quick penalties are effective, other measures as well
  • No,violent crimes arent thought out as due to drugs and alcohol, more police and harsher sentences only have litmited impact, Certain and quick penalties are effective, other measures as well
  • Yes, if benefits outweigh costs then choose to commit crime, more police and harsher sentences have massive impact, Certain and quick penalties are ineffective, other measures as well

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