Right Realism & Crime

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  • Created on: 20-11-14 09:42

1. Currently, right realists argue that the perceived costs of crime are...

  • Low, but people still don't commit crime.
  • High, meaning that the crime rate is low.
  • Low, thus increasing the crime rate.
  • High in London, which leads to criminals targetting rural areas.
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2. Murray argues that generous welfare benefits have led to the rise of the...

  • Altruism
  • Underclass
  • Benefit subcultures
  • Old rabble

3. Clarke: crime is a choice based on a rational calculation of perceived benefits and perceived costs. This is known as what?

  • Rational choice theory
  • Rational calculation formula
  • General criminal choice
  • Benefits and costs calculation

4. Wilson & Kelling believe in which theory?

  • Broken windows
  • Rational choice
  • Viscious vandalism
  • Weak policing

5. Situational crime prevention focuses on reducing opportunities for crime, by...

  • Encouraging potential victims to 'design out' crime by investing in surveillance and security.
  • Organising neighbourhood watch meetings, in order to create a community bond.
  • Creating secure prisons that criminals can attend.
  • Building expensive middle class housing, forcing the working class to move away, thus reducing crime.


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