A perceived disadvantage in social or economic standing based on a comparison to others in a society
The lack or denial of something considered to be a necessity
The reduction or prevention of culturally normal interaction between an individual and the rest of society
According to Marxists, who do laws favour?
The Middle Class
How does capitalism cause crime?
It causes people to be aware of their relative deprivation and have materialistic desires which they cannot access so they resort to crime to acquire these items
It makes people want more and more material objects
It makes people aware of what they do and don't have
According to Feminism, who is dominant in society and what operates in the police and prosecution system which protects women?
Men and a canteen culture
Men and a chivalry factor
Females and labelling
Why do the government often focus on specific issues in society?
Because the media make groups into folk devils and this causes public anxiety and puts pressure on the government to take action against them. This often results in deviancy amplification
Because politics make groups into folk devils and this causes public anxiety and puts pressure on the media to take action against them. This often results in deviancy amplification
Because the media highlight deviancy amplification and make groups into folk devils and this causes public anxiety and puts pressure on the government to take action against them
Which is a negative evaluation of Marxism?
Suggest that the high rate of recorded crime among the working class, youth and blacks is solely the outcome of biased policing but argue that laws are biased against the working class and this forces them into crime, this is contradictory
Their analysis emphasises the importance of power and questions the ability of the state to influence law creation and enforcement. By doing this they also cast doubt on the validity of official statistics; they are of little use if they simply reflect a policy of selective law and control
They challenge orthodox thinking
What is Taylor, Walton and Young's new Marxist approach called?
The Complete Social Theory of Crime
The Fully Social Theory of Crime
The Official Social Theory of Crime
What perspective accepts official statistics as a true reflection of crime?
What do Left Realists say is the cause of crime?
Marginalization, relative deprivation and subcultures
Marginalization, relative deprivation and capitalism
Marginalization, relative deprivation and socialization
What do Right Realists say is the solution to crime?
Broken windows theory
Zero tolerance policing, target hardening and better parenting
Zero tolerance policing, tackling social deprivation and better parenting