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CRIM 1125 Lecture Notes - Jock Young

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2 pages74 viewsSummer 2010

Department
Criminology
Course Code
CRIM 1125
Professor
K.Chin

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LEFT REALISM
Developed as response to some of these weaknesses in
(criticisms of) conflict/critical criminology.
Jock Young (one of co-authors of The New Criminology
and Critical Criminology)
Acknowledges that crime can be serious social problem,
recognizes the working class is most affected by crime,
recognizes persistence of crime in non-capitalist countries,
and focuses more on crime control policies
Portrayed criminals as modern day Robin Hoods (stealing from
rich to give to themselves)
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