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Social contract and social strain

Explain whether you are aligned more toward Becarria's position on crime or the stand of biosocial theorists.
Explain whether your views about an individual's ability to make a free choice to commit crime changed.
Explain how your perspectives developed on the policies used in the criminal justice system and why they are used.
Explain how the theoretical explanations helped you better understand the criminal justice policies.
Explain whether you support certain criminal justice policies more than other policies.

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Explain whether you are aligned more toward Becarria's position on crime or the stand of biosocial theorists.

Biosocial theorists' position was predicated upon racist ideologies that sought to explain criminality through false and unproven allegations of racial and ethnic characteristics that made certain people more prone to commit crime. This racist ideology fit the racist era that viewed minorities as savages, which made them more prone to criminality. Becarria's position was the correct position as he was responsible for focusing on crime as a social ill that transcended cultures. He advocated reforms that are still used today and form the basis of ...

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