SY3 - Marxism - why do people commit crime?

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easier for proletariat to fall into crime as bourgeoise made laws to disadvantage them
Chambliss
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supports Chambliss. laws never disadvantage upper classes
Snider
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Moral panics - attention away from failings of capitalism. groups labelled - w/c targeted - self-fulfilling prophecy
Hall et al
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Crime is caused by capitalism + is inevitable due to society's nature
'capitalism is criminogenic'
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crime is a rational response to capitalism. all classes commit crime
Gordon
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crime is an inevitable product of greed + selfishness. normal outcome of capitalism. poor people = more driven to crime
Bonger
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supports Chambliss. laws never disadvantage upper classes

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Snider

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Moral panics - attention away from failings of capitalism. groups labelled - w/c targeted - self-fulfilling prophecy

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Crime is caused by capitalism + is inevitable due to society's nature

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

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