Left-Realist Theory Of Crime

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I think that I agree with the Left-Realism theory the most because this theory believes that the poor and disenfranchised are preyed on. This can be shown by the increased number of crimes against disabled and homeless individuals. In the book, it says that one of the crises is "lack of job creation" (Siegel, 2015, pg 211). The lack of jobs means the lack of money going back to the people, so if someone is living on the streets or becomes disabled from lack of money for a doctor's appointment, they are at an increased risk to be victimized because they are less likely to fight back. In the book it talks about how as the wealth gap increases, so does crime. I agree with this because some individuals resort to crime as a way to make money since
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