Answer to Question #156021 in English for Thabile, cmy 4,7

Question #156021

4.

The National Crime Prevention Strategy (1996) highlights specific factors that 

contribute to crime in South Africa. Which factor refers to the notion that old social 

control methods were illegal, and that pre-1994 South African society was largely 

overregulated, undemocratic and unaccountable? 

1.

Political culture, violence and the destruction of cultural control

2.

Socio-psychological factor and the destruction of political control

3.

The negotiated transition and the destruction of social control 

4.

Deprivation because of apartheid and the destruction of economical control

5.

Which option represents a limitation of what victim surveys reflect?

1. 

The number of crimes but not the number of offenders.

2. 

The number of victims but not the number of crimes.

3. 

Cultural perceptions as a prominent feature.

4. 

Accurate and representative crime statistics.

6.

The process by which scientists gather information from the external or internal 

environment and where preferences from previous experiences are widely 

acknowledged, is known as:

1.

Systematic observations

2.

Generalised knowledge

3.

Prediction accuracy

4.

Interpretation value

7.

Theories advocate different perspectives. Which option indicates important facts in 

the development of a theory?

1.

The theorist’s own social and intellectual environment. 

2.

The theorist’s qualifications and analytical skills.

3.

The theorist’s research experience and own observations.

4.

The theorist’s analytical skills and own perceptions


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Expert's answer
2021-01-21T11:52:45-0500

Question 1

The factors that refer to the notion that old social control methods were illegal and that pre-1994 South African society was largely overregulated, undemocratic and unaccountable are deprivation because of apartheid and destruction of economical control.

Question 2

Accurate and representative crime statistics is the option that represents a limitation of what surveys reflect.

Question 3

The process by which scientists gather information form the external or internal environment and where preferences from previous experiences are widely acknowledged is known as prediction accuracy.

Question 4

The theorist’s research experience and own observations is an important factor in the development of a theory.



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