SY3 - Marxism - why do people commit crime?

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1. crime is an inevitable product of greed + selfishness. normal outcome of capitalism. poor people = more driven to crime

  • Hall et al
  • Bonger
  • Chambliss
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2. Moral panics - attention away from failings of capitalism. groups labelled - w/c targeted - self-fulfilling prophecy

  • Snider
  • Hall et al
  • Chambliss

3. easier for proletariat to fall into crime as bourgeoise made laws to disadvantage them

  • Gordon
  • Chambliss
  • Hall et al

4. crime is a rational response to capitalism. all classes commit crime

  • Bonger
  • Gordon
  • Snider

5. supports Chambliss. laws never disadvantage upper classes

  • Bonger
  • Snider
  • Chambliss

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