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1. Who did research into survivours of domestic abuse?

  • Walklate - Found many women were undermined by verbal & physical abuse
  • Kelly - Found many women were undermined by verbal & physical abuse
  • Kelly - Found many men were undermined by verbal abuse
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2. What do Left Realists think about victimisation of the inner-city poor?

  • Suggest that official crime surveys neglect concentration of crime in inner cities & deprieved council estates
  • Suggest that official crime surveys over-exaggerate concentration of crime in inner cities & deprieved council estates
  • Suggest that all crime surveys neglect concentration of crime in inner cities & deprieved council estates

3. What is an evaluation of victims and social policy?

  • General public assocaite it with rehabilitation and reform which are seen as favouring criminal
  • General public assocaite it with rehabilitation and reform which are seen as ignoring victim
  • General public assocaite it with rehabilitation and reform which are seen as favouring criminal justice system

4. What are the reasons why youths more liekly victims of crime?

  • Children powerless so abuse at home from family (despite moral panics still undereported/recorded), Less security, Carry valuable objects (tech), Drugs leads to violence (Hobbs Nocturnal economy of cities), In gangs or subcultures
  • Children powerless so abuse at home from family (despite moral panics still undereported/recorded), Less security, Carry valuable objects (tech), Drinking leads to violence (Hobbs Nocturnal economy of cities), In gangs or subcultures
  • Children powerless so abuse at school from peers (despite moral panics still undereported/recorded), Less security, Carry valuable objects (tech), Drinking leads to violence (Hobbs Nocturnal economy of cities), In gangs or subcultures

5. What was the Left realist crime survey, who did it and what did it say?

  • The Islington Crime Survey (ICS) by Lea & Young - Sympathetic unstructured interviews, asked victims in inner London about serious cimre eg sexual assault, domestic violence, racial attacks, found a half of all households affected in last 6 months
  • The Islington Crime Survey (ICS) by Lea & Young - Sympathetic unstructured interviews, asked victims in inner London about serious cimre eg sexual assault, domestic violence, racial attacks, found a third of all households affected in last 12 months
  • The Birmingham Crime Survey (BCS) by Lea & Young - Sympathetic unstructured interviews, asked victims in inner London about serious cimre eg sexual assault, domestic violence, racial attacks, found a third of all households affected in last 12 months

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