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Biological Theories of Criminology

Discuss the types of biological theories of criminology in my own words as well as the theory that seems most reasonable.

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Reasons that lead to a person to committing a crime has long been a questionable issue. Many believe that the demographics in which a person lives or was raised in has a direct correlation between them and the crime they commit. Above all, these theorists believe that demographics affect one's ability to rationalize. However, on the other side of the spectrum are those that believe biological factors lead to one's deviant behavior. Below I'll summarize the types of biological theories of criminology in my own words as well as the theory that seems most reasonable to me.

For decades, many theorists and criminologists rejected the thought that biological factors could lead to a person ...

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Reasons that lead to a person to committing a crime has long been a questionable issue. Many believe that the demographics in which a person lives or was raised in has a direct correlation between them and the crime they commit. Above all, these theorists believe that demographics affect one's ability to rationalize. However, on the other side of the spectrum are those that believe biological factors lead to one's deviant behavior. Below I'll summarize the types of biological theories of criminology in my own words as well as the theory that seems most reasonable to me.

419 word essay with reference

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