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Why is culture a problem in defining crime?
A crime in one culture may not be a crime in another culture. Any given society decides what is or isn't acceptable behaviour. For example in some ethnic minorities, arranged marriages is acceptable yet law dictates it isn't.
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Why is age a problem in defining crime?
A teenager who walks into a shop and takes something without paying is stealing. If a 3 year old did the same it wouldn't be classified as a thief. The issue is centred on the level of understanding and whether they have reached the criminal age of r
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A teenager who walks into a shop and takes something without paying is stealing. If a 3 year old did the same it wouldn't be classified as a thief. The issue is centred on the level of understanding and whether they have reached the criminal age of r

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