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What Causes Criminal Behavior?
An overview of the causes of criminal behavior.
# 127312 | 2,750 words | 45 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Criminology (General)

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This paper discusses the causes of criminal behavior and how community policing and programs that develop social capital can be implemented to remedy the crime problem.

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"The causes of criminal behavior have often been reduced to simplistic factors such as a difficult childhood or association with known criminals. Criminal behavior is actually influenced, however, by multiple factors that can operate synergistically with one another to produce behavior that none of them alone would result in. In truth, there is a complex of potential factors that could, for any given individual, combine to create a response that tends toward criminality. Understandably, not every individual responds in the same manner, even..."

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