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 believe about crime?

  • 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
  • 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

3. 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

4. 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

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

  • 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
  • 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

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