CAUSES OF CRIME - POVERTY AIM – To think about why living in poverty could cause people to commit crime. TASK: Copy the aim into your diary and the heading in your jotter. CAUSES OF CRIME - POVERTY TASKS Copy the following headings in to your jotter leaving enough space for notes under each one. (e.g. one heading to half a page). As you are watching the film, make bullet point notes on the problems people are facing under the appropriate heading. EXAMPLES OF POOR LIVING CONDITIONS EXAMPLES OF LACK OF MONEY EXAMPLES OF HEALTH PROBLEMS Poor Living Conditions Lack of Money Health Problems CAUSES OF CRIME - POVERTY • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BN7ml6b-e4 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bxYeyq0xq4 Part 2 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0GYhYA7Eag part 3 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4tHuiKoN8o Part 4 DISCUSSION • Look at your notes on the problems which can be caused by living in poverty. • Why might the children/adults living in these conditions end up turning to crime? CAUSES OF CRIME – POVERTY - QUESTION ‘Poverty is a cause of crime in the UK’ Explain, in detail, why poverty might cause people to commit crime. Your answer should be around half a page long.