Right Realist solutions to crime

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1. Which two sociologists evaluate SCP and how?

  • Rex & Tominlinson - Only displaces crime not reduce it, criminals just move to easier target areas
  • Felson & Clarke - Only displaces crime not reduce it, criminals just move to easier target areas
  • Tomlinson & Clarke - Only displaces crime not reduce it, criminals just move to easier target areas
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2. More evaluation of incarceration?

  • Reccently Imprisoned for minor offences where community punishments better, Soloman says more likely to get prison than commmunity sentce than last decade, Matthews suggests 50% pop did minor crime &shouldnt be there
  • Reccently Imprisoned for minor offences where community punishments better, Soloman says more likely to get prison than commmunity sentce than last decade, Matthews suggests 90% pop did minor crime &shouldnt be there
  • Reccently Imprisoned for minor offences where community punishments better, Soloman says more likely to get prison than commmunity sentce than last decade, Matthews suggests 49% pop did minor crime &shouldnt be there

3. What does Wilson believe about crime?

  • Not due to poverty as 60's USA had major anti-poverty schemes but had increase in crime, many poor people (old&sick) dont commit crime so povety isnt cause
  • Due to poverty as 60's USA had major poverty and had increase in crime, few poor people (old&sick) dont commit crime so povety is cause
  • Not just due to poverty as 60's USA had major anti-poverty schemes but had increase in crime, many poor people (old&sick) dont commit crime so povety isnt only cause

4. What are other evaluative points of retributive justice?

  • Ignores poverty as cause of crime, some punishment seen as status symbol eg ASBOs, Neglects corporate crime
  • Ignores poverty as cause of deviance, some punishment seen as status symbol eg Life Sentence, Neglects occupational crime
  • Ignores racism as cause of crime, some punishment seen as status symbol eg ASBOs, Neglects corporate deviance

5. What is Retributive justice?

  • Punishment fits deviant act, left realists think criminals should be excluded eg prison, want to detter, capital punishment, eg t3 strikes UK, USA too soft on crime, up costs of crime
  • Punishment fits crime, right realists think criminals should be excluded eg prison, want to detter, capital punishment, eg 3 strikes USA, UK too soft on crime, up costs of crime
  • Punishment fits crime, right realists think criminals should be included eg education, want to detter, capital punishment, eg 3 strikes USA, UK too soft on crime, up costs of deviance

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