Crime Causation: The Role of Social Learning


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Crime Causation: The Role of Social Learning
People are not so much born to commit crimes as they are socialized to commit crimes. When it comes to crime causation, people learn to become criminals through their parents, through siblings, and through peers. By examining families up close and intimately, we can see why people turn to crime causation when they might otherwise elect to lead a productive life.
Families may appear to be the foundational elements of any healthy society, but they can also be places wherein children can learn, courtesy their parents, how not to act. The fact of the matter is that children learn violence and criminality from their parents. The data reveals collected by scholars indicates that children who see their...
The end: that allows those in difficult circumstances to circumnavigate their circumstances. We must tackle all of these factors if we wish to bring crime to an end.
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