Right Realism & Crime

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  • Created on: 20-11-14 09:42

1. ECP: disorder occurs if there's little sense of community, as...

  • formal & informal social control is will usually be weak.
  • There isn't anyone to report crimes to.
  • No-one will confront the vandals.
  • No-one minds the crime.
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2. Environmental crime prevention: crime due to anti-social behaviour e.g.

  • Vandalism made in criminals' homes.
  • Drugs being sold to other countries.
  • Vandalism or drugs being used in public.
  • Driving vehicles through puddles, in order to spray pedestrians.

3. Wilson: trying to eradicate poverty...

  • won't majorly reduce crime.
  • is impossible.
  • will benefit society.
  • will help the family.

4. Wilson & Hernstein: people born with...

  • A status that could mean that they may commit deviance.
  • A natural reason to commit crime.
  • predisposition against crime and if parents don't teach children norms and values, they may commit crime.
  • The options to commit crime, but they don't commit crime as they don't want to offend their family.

5. An anti-poverty scheme generating more crime is a modern example of which theorist?

  • Clarke
  • Wilson
  • Murray
  • Wilson & Hernstein


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