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What are the key assumption of Left Realist?
aim to explain street crime commited by young people in urban areas. suggest that working class people, black people and elderly have a realistic fear of crime because they're the victims of crime
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What are Lea and Young 3 key concepts in explaning crime?
1) Relative Deprevation: refers to how someone feels in relation to others. It can lead to crime when people feel resentment towards otehrs who are better off than them.
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What are Lea and Young 3 key concepts in explaning crime?
2) Marginalzation: young people feel marginalized. they feel they have no power to change their situation leading to resentment towards the police
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What are Lea and Young 3 key concepts in explaning crime?
3) Subculture: those who experince both relative deperavtion and marginalization may form deviant subcultures.
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What are Lea and Young 2 solutions to crime?
1) Improve policing: crime can only be reduced with the assistant of communities. Miltitary style policing has alienated indiviuals.
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What are Lea and Young 2 solutions to crime?
2) Deal with the deeper structural causes of crime: the main cause of crime is the nature of the captalist socitey which has created a culture of envy. crime can only be reduced by improve people standard of living
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Name two evaluation points for Left Realist?
focues on street crime and ignores white collar and coroprate crime
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namr two evaluation points for Left Realist?
Little evidence to support the view that young working class or black criminals act the way described by Lea and Young
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1) Relative Deprevation: refers to how someone feels in relation to others. It can lead to crime when people feel resentment towards otehrs who are better off than them.

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What are Lea and Young 3 key concepts in explaning crime?

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2) Marginalzation: young people feel marginalized. they feel they have no power to change their situation leading to resentment towards the police

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3) Subculture: those who experince both relative deperavtion and marginalization may form deviant subcultures.

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1) Improve policing: crime can only be reduced with the assistant of communities. Miltitary style policing has alienated indiviuals.

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