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Inheritance of Criminal Behavior

This library solution addresses the question of whether or not criminal behavior is inherited.

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Different theories have proposed explanations for why criminal behavior occurs. Some of those theories emphasize biological or genetic factors and others focus on social or psychological factors, for example. Whatever position is taken, in the paper or response it will be helpful to present support for either criminal behavior being genetic/inherited or other factors being the cause of crime. It will be up to you to choose your own personal stance on criminality. However, provided below is an overview of a few different theoretical perspectives that can help you ...

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This library solution addresses the question of whether or not criminal behavior is an inherited trait by summarizing biological, psychological, and sociological explanations of crime.

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