Criminal Offenses and Possible Reasons for Crimes

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Criminal Diversity Thesis Statement Although it is hard to make a statement that only certain groups are involved with criminal activities, some people are far more likely than others to commit offenses and or being victimized. Discussion The decade of 80’s saw an increasing apprehension of crime escalation in both the United States and Europe. In Britain, for instance, during the decades of 70, 80 and 90, the crimes reported have increased thrice in numbers. For instance, during the decade of 70’s, around 1.6 million offenses were recorded as compared to the increased number of crimes in 1992 that numbered to 5.4 million crimes in England. These increasing numbers have unquestionably focused the attention of politicians, investigators,…show more content…
Crime has increased with the decrease and shift in cultural and or family values, especially an absence of authority equally within and external to the home. Furthermore, it is given that there has been a demur in politeness in addition to value for organization in communities that are typified by anomie as well as cultural disorganization. Particular reference is given to the fatherless families; furthermore its harmful consequence on young men who are deprived of a suitable exemplar that points towards the Control Theories presented by Hirschi and Reckless (Pfohl, 1994), while, on the other hand, Coleman (1985) hold responsible the welfare state and asserts that the welfare state has exhausted moral character and battered Christian moral principles, as a consequence foreboding family values. It is further argued that the welfare state has originated a sort of reliance culture that consequences in the deterioration of the work ethic. This resulted in the communal illness, which decreased the potency of those ethical values and means of social rule that was thus necessary for putting off criminal activities. On the other hand, sole responsibility is not rooted in the cultural factors external to the authority of individuals, and views of such kind would be cultural resolution, and then would take away, as a minimum in part the idea of culpability and personal blame. Agreed their dedication to the thought that people put into
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