Essay Questions

Prepare for exams and future essays with the questions below that align with key concepts discussed in the chapter. Try timing yourself as you write to practise in a mock exam environment. Create mindmaps of key themes, quotes and arguments you could include in an answer to use as a revision tool.

  1. What should be the role of the police in preventing crime?
  2. Critically assess the advantages and disadvantages of situational crime prevention
  3. Crime prevention should address the causes of crime rather than the costs or rewards of crime. Discuss
  4. How has globalisation influenced crime prevention policy in England and Wales?
  5. Evaluate the usefulness of Neighbourhood Watch schemes in preventing crime