Rational Choice Crime Explanation and Control Strategies. Specific examination of mother's killing of her own children- how does Rational Choice Theory explain and attempt to prevent this phenomenon.
Original Student Inquiry: A woman was recently arrested for drowning all four of her children. Her defense team suggested that she was depressed and had no idea what she was doing at the time of the crime. How is criminal behavior explicable according to rational choice theory? What crime control strategies are effective