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1

Why do they criticise Gilroy and Hall's work?

They believe that it is not a myth that some crimes are committed more by ethnic minority groups
Official statistics have not been fabricated
Police are not racist only 8% of crimes are discovered directly by the police

2

in 2004 which crime was more likely to be committed by white people?

Robbery

3

They feel that the idea that African Caribbean's are facing a political struggle is a weak argument as

Most African Caribbean's are second generation immigrants - born into the UK
They are law abiding
They would attack more white people than there own race if this was the case

4

African Caribbean people are more likely to commit crime due to

Oppression and relative deprivation