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Sociological Explanations for Crime and Criminal Behavior

Discuss three sociological explanations to crime and which one is believed to directly account for criminal behavior in society.

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As society continues to evolve, influences that cause deviant behavior continue to be questioned by criminologist around the world. How and what leads a person to commit a crime has been the foundation of these theories. Many criminologist believe that the social structure a person lives or is raised in directly contributes to their propensity to commit a crime against society. In saying this, there are three sociological explanations for crime. Below we'll discuss those three sociological explanations to crime and which one I personally feel directly accounts for criminal behavior in society.

As we know, society is made of different echelons that often correlate with a person's morals, values, and ethics. Attributes of society lead ...

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As society continues to evolve, influences that cause deviant behavior continue to be questioned by criminologist around the world. How and what leads a person to commit a crime has been the foundation of these theories. Many criminologist believe that the social structure a person lives or is raised in directly contributes to their propensity to commit a crime against society. In saying this, there are three sociological explanations for crime. Below we'll discuss those three sociological explanations to crime and which one I personally feel directly accounts for criminal behavior in society.

Over 450 word essay with reference.

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