Turning to Crime - Upbringing - Evaluation (1)

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  • Created on: 27-12-12 13:37

Turning to Crime - Upbringing - Evaluation (1)


F - Study suggests several factors contribute towards crime ... holism

S - Offers a behavioural explanation and looks mainly at the process of learning ... reductionist... only looks at social learning explanation of behaviour

W&T - Looks at individual constiutent parts that increase likelihood of offending (r) but also looks at interaction between the 2 (holism)


F - states if someone in your family is a criminal you'll also be a criminal and also area you live in plays a part - completely ignores free will/choice

S - States friendship groups cause someone to turn to crime but ignores free will of who we make friends with.

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