Realist Criminology
Objectives: That the Right Realism developed out of a failure of sociology to explain and solve the problem of crime. That Right Realism sees crime as stemming from the greedy nature of people, poor socialisation and too easy opportunities. That Wilson 's 'broken window thesis&' argues that minor incivilities, if unchecked, quickly lead to more serious crime. That Lea and Young developed Left Realism as a response to Right Realism and the neo-Marxist ideas of Radical Criminology.


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