Origins of Crime: Biological, Developmental, or Situational?

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Origins of Crime: Biological, Developmental, or Situational?

[WLOs: 3, 4] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4]

Prior to beginning the assignment, review Chapters 2, 3, and 4 in your textbook, where risk factors for criminal behavior are covered from a biological, developmental, and situational perspective. Keeping your own “client” in mind (that you chose for your final paper), please read the chapters and in this assignment please cover the following:

  • Assess the role (briefly) that all three (biological, developmental, and situational) perspectives play in influencing criminal behavior.
  • Choose one of the three perspectives (biological, developmental, or situational).
  • Evaluate the relationship between your chosen perspective and criminal behavior.
  • Illustrate a link between your client’s crimes and your chosen perspective based on the client you chose for your Comprehensive Case Study Report Final Paper.

Be sure to use examples from the textbook and your client’s case to support your assertions.

The Origins of Crime: Biological, Developmental, or Situational? paper

  • Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper,
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

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School: Duke University

Hello, find the paper attached.Regard


Origin of Criminal Behavior




Origin of Criminal Behavior
Origin of criminal behavior has been an issue of discussion since the origin of
humankind. Criminal behavior is associated with very many, including poverty and the urge for
wealth. Antisocial behaviors in adults in most cases are traced back to their origin in their
childhood (Goode, 2019). Criminal activities are associated with a group of individuals with
collective behavior. In many cases, illegal activities are a result of the influence and the
environment where an individual is born and brought up. Researchers have developed three risk
factors that are associated with criminal behaviors. The three main risk factors include
biological factors, developmental and situational factors. Many theories tend to explain the
origin of criminal activities in childhood. Biological, developmental, and situational factors all
influence the criminal behavior of an individual either positively or negatively.
Biological factors refer to the genetic factors that influence criminal behaviors in an
individual. Biological factors such as genetics and neurobiology affect the cause of crime (Bartol,
& Bartol, 2017). Genetics has an essential role in human behavior. Research indicates that some
characters are inherited and contribute to criminal behavior. Notably, there ...

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