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If you were to choose a total of 10 variables irrespective o

If you were to choose a total of 10 variables irrespective of the perspective, which ten variables would you choose and why? What is it about each of these variables that you think is so important that it should be included in almost any study of crime causation? Suppose you were to further select only five out of these ten variables, which five would you choose and why?

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(1) Race make-up of the community - will show if there is a predominant race in the area, and also will show which race is more likely to commit crime in the area. This is useful because programs can be initiated specific to the populace of the area, to bring crime under control.

(2) Population - If the area is highly populated, more crime will likely be presented, compared to a community scarcely populated.

(3) Predominant family structures - There is a higher incidence of crime in families where there is only one parent, in many cases. The structure of the family should also be taken into consideration, including all people that live in the household. ...

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If you were to choose a total of 10 variables irrespective of the perspective, which ten variables would you choose and why? What is it about each of these variables that you think is so important that it should be included in almost any study of crime causation? Suppose you were to further select only five out of these ten variables, which five would you choose and why?

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