Plenty is doing.
"In the 1970's and into the 1980's, the superiority of the world-view of the criminal over that of the law-abiding citizen became the stock-in-trade of the dominant New Criminology and Critical Sociology. The fate of two-year-old James Bulger, abducted [and killed] by two ten-year-old boys from the New Strand shopping centre at Bootle on 12 February 1993 caused a world-wide sensation and probably dealt the death blow to [such thinking]."
Disclaimer: this quote appears here only to spark discussion. It is not endorsed one way or the other. Make up your own mind. Or just refresh the page for another viewpoint. From a collection assembled by the late Chris Brand.