national 4/5 modern studies crime and the law

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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.
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