Right Realist solutions to crime

1. What is Matthews evaluation of Wilson?

  • Influencital as zero tolerance policing taken up in USA only so cant aply to UK, little evidence that toleranting invicilities led to increase in crime, other way round
  • Influencital as zero tolerance policing taken up in UK & USA, little evidence that tolerating invicilities led to increase in crime, other way round
  • Influencital as zero tolerance policing taken up in UK, no evidence that tolerating invicilities led to increase in crime, other way round
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2. How else might SCP be evaluated?

  • 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
  • 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

3. Which two sociologists evaluate SCP and how?

  • 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
  • Rex & Tominlinson - Only displaces crime not reduce it, criminals just move to easier target areas

4. What is the third solution?

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

5. 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

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