Factors including poverty, neglect, low self-esteem, alcohol and drug abuse can be connected to why people break the law. Some are at risk of offending because of their circumstances.
What do individualists believe in?
Shorter prison sentences
More powers for the police
What do collectivists believe in?
Less government involvement
Longer prison sentences
A more equal society
Which of the following approaches did the former Prime Minister David Cameron believe in?
A combination of collectivism and individualism
What do individualists focus on as the cause of crime?
Influence of criminal behaviour
Which type of crime saw a rise between 2013/14 and 2014/15?
Non sexual violence
Which of the following is seen as a cause of crime?
Poverty and parental neglect
Low self-esteem and drug addiction
All of the above
Which of the following is classified as a Class A drug?
What is the possible jail sentence for possession of a Class C drug?
Up to 5 years
Up to 2 years
Up to 7 years
What are the possible penalties for dealing a Class A drug?
Up to life in prison or an unlimited fine or both
Up to 5 years in prison or an unlimited fine or both
Up to 14 years in prison or an unlimited fine or both
In which city is Scotland's Drug Court?