Criminal Definitions

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Crime
Actions deemed to be punishable by the majority and or those in power
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Recidivism
Repeat offending and the tendency to relapse into crime
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Token Economy
An operant conditioning procedure in which people earn a secondary reinforcer in the form of a token for exhibiting a desired behaviour
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Anti-social behaviour
Acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more than one person who is not a member of the same household
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Stereotyping
The tendency to apply commonly believed, oversimplified views to all members of a group
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Modelling
The process of observing and imitating a specific behaviour
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Eyewitness Testimony
The act of reporting from memory elements of an event that has been previously observed
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Repeat offending and the tendency to relapse into crime

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Recidivism

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An operant conditioning procedure in which people earn a secondary reinforcer in the form of a token for exhibiting a desired behaviour

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Acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more than one person who is not a member of the same household

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The tendency to apply commonly believed, oversimplified views to all members of a group

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