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...

  • High in London, which leads to criminals targetting rural areas.
  • Low, but people still don't commit crime.
  • Low, thus increasing the crime rate.
  • High, meaning that the crime rate is low.
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2. Hirschi: human's act rationally and are controlled by being offered what?

  • A voucher
  • Socialisation
  • A deal
  • A reward only

3. Environmental crime prevention: crime due to anti-social behaviour e.g.

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

4. Murray argues that generous welfare benefits have led to the rise of the...

  • Underclass
  • Old rabble
  • Benefit subcultures
  • Altruism

5. Wilson: trying to eradicate poverty...

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


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