Right Realist solutions to crime

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1. How else might SCP be evaluated?

  • Question the irrational nature of street crime as most violent crime is due to choosing drugs or alcohol, use of surveliance maybe a problem as camera opperators hold same values as police officers so overfocus on young males-how police&courts see it
  • Question the rational nature of street crime as most violent crime is due to drugs or alcohol, use of surveliance may be a problem as camera opperators hold same values as police officers so overfocus on young males - how police&courts see it
  • It has too much evidence so is suspicious
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2. What do Right Realists think about incarceration (imprisonment)?

  • Prison works as deters many potential offenders, takes many persistent&serious offenders out of society, gov in last 20yrs been imprisoning less, prison pop falling from 84,000 in 1997 to 60,000 in 2010
  • Prison works as deters many potential offenders, takes many persistent&serious offenders out of society, gov in last 20yrs been imprisoning more, prison pop rising from 60,000 in 1997 to 84,000 in 2010
  • Prison doesnt work as deters few potential offenders, takes only the persistent&serious offenders out of society, gov in last 20yrs been imprisoning more, prison pop rising from 60,000 in 1997 to 84,000 in 2010

3. 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 49% 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 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

4. Which theorists outline how to avoid communities collasping and how?

  • Murray & Wilson - Broken windows, If residents feel order is maintained they will report and discourage incivilities, informal social controls effective at dettering, police keep streets safe
  • Kelling & Wilson - Broken windows, If residents feel order is maintained they will report and discourage incivilities, informal social controls effective at dettering, police keep streets safe
  • Jones & Wilson - Broken windows, If residents feel order is maintained they will report and discourage incivilities, informal social controls effective at dettering, police keep streets safe

5. DIED!!!

  • Over 40% prison pop in late teens and early 20s, only 15% over forty this supports right realists idea (Hirschi) that as age we get controls that prevent crime
  • Over 50% prison pop in late teens and early 20s, only 15% over forty this supports right realists idea (Hirschi) that as age we get controls that prevent crime
  • Over 80% prison pop in late teens and early 20s, only 15% over forty this supports right realists idea (Hirschi) that as age we get controls that prevent crime

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