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Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the criminal behavior theories. Which theory do you think is most applicable to the cause of criminal behavior today and why?

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Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the criminal behavior theories. Which theory do you think is most applicable to the cause of criminal behavior today and why?

The strategy most applicable for criminal behavior is routine activities theory, which is predicated upon an approach that views criminal behavior through opportunistic occurrences wherein the offender must be motivated, a victim must lack capable guardians, and there must be a suitable target. In the overwhelming majority of crimes, this is what occurs. Examples will be provided in this summary to illustrate how this theory is applicable for explaining criminal behavior.

A woman who is unaccompanied by a male or female friends walks through a known criminal area at night, ...

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The expert identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the criminal behavior theories. The theories the expert believes are most applicable to the cause of criminal behavior today are determined.

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