Right Realism & Crime

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1. Broken windows theory relates to a type of crime prevention known as Environmental Crime Prevention, where any anti-social behaviour must be prevented...

  • Immediately
  • If the necessary fund are available to use, and if there is nothing else prioritised.
  • Within a two-week time scale
  • If it gets worse
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2. A criticism of SCP is that it can create a new type of social inequality, as poor can't afford surveillance, so would be more vulnerable to crime. Who argues this?

  • New Right
  • Teleologists
  • Marxists
  • Functionalists

3. In order to reduce scoial problems such as vandalism, Wilson & Kelling note that public housing buildings should not do what?

  • Exceed 3 floors.
  • House previous criminals.
  • Be open after 6pm every night.
  • Advertise jobs, as unemployment could cause further rebellion and crime.

4. A criticism of rational choice theory is that...

  • Some crimes are impulsive, so no calculation is used.
  • It wasn't a legitimate theory so doesn't deserve any recognition.
  • Many working class people don't understand what choice actually means.
  • Consumerism is to blame for crime.

5. Broken windows theory was argued by Wilson and who else?

  • Kelling
  • Clarke
  • Wilson
  • Murray


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