Right Realism & Crime

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  • Created on: 08-03-15 19:42

1. Situational Crime Prevention (SCP) focuses on doing what to crime?

  • Ignoring it until the problem becomes worse.
  • Designing it out.
  • Accepting it in the inner-city areas.
  • Advertising it.
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2. Broken windows theory relates to a type of crime prevention known as Environmental Crime Prevention, where any anti-social behaviour must be prevented...

  • Immediately
  • Within a two-week time scale
  • If it gets worse
  • If the necessary fund are available to use, and if there is nothing else prioritised.

3. 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?

  • Teleologists
  • Functionalists
  • Marxists
  • New Right

4. People are born with a predisposition against crime and if parents don't teach children norms and values, they may commit crime - according to who?

  • Clarke
  • Wilson
  • Wilson & Hernstein
  • Kelling

5. Wilson argued that trying to eradicate poverty won't...

  • Work, unless a considerable amount of money is spent on the inner city areas.
  • Help the working class until 3 years after it has been eradicated.
  • Majorly reduce crime, as many poor don't commit so poverty isn't to blame.
  • Matter to the middle class, as they don't live in any areas affected by poverty.


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