Right Realist solutions to crime

HideShow resource information

1. 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 strengthen communities (mobilisation of bystanders) which are best protection against rising crime
  • 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
1 of 20

Other questions in this quiz

2. 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

3. What is the third solution?

  • Retrobutive justice and incarceration (imprisonment)
  • Retributive justice and incarceration (imprisonment)
  • Restorative justice and incarceration (imprisonment)

4. 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

5. What is the evidence of SCP?

  • Some evidence that increased security in cars, satelites, locking systems has reduced level of car theft in UK, increased CCTV in shops means more shoplifters caught
  • Some evidence that increased security in cars, satelites, locking systems has reduced level of car theft in UK, increased CCTV in shops means more shoplifters deterred
  • Alot of evidence that increased security in cars, satelites, locking systems has reduced level of car theft in UK to 1%, increased CCTV in shops means more shoplifters caught (98%)

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Crime and deviance resources »