The Issue Of Criminal Activities

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To participate in criminal activities means to be involved in “An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.” There are various reasons why an individual may choose to commit the offense; however, there are also many different developing theories and suggestions about why crimes actually occur at all. For example; do some individuals have a predisposition, born of either their nature or nurture, which leads them to commit crimes? Can the likelihood of committing a crime be decided within the first four years of life? And therefore, whether or not are offenders always to blame? Attachment can be defined…show more content…
These children are often easily soothed by their attachment figure and are able to then grow and develop confidence in their attachment figure to be there to support them. Children are then able to use their attachment figure as a secure base in which to explore their surroundings. However, when the child and their caregiver are separated, the child becomes upset and distressed until their return, in which they are again easily comforted. An insecure resistant attachment develops as a result of inconsistent levels of responses from their primary caregiver. The child grow to be dependent on their attachment figure and often exhibit clingy behaviour but as a result of not developing any feelings of security toward them, they are not easily soothed or comforted by interaction with their primary caregiver when distressed. Children with resistant attachment type explore their surroundings very little as they prefer to stay within the close proximity of their caregiver. Insecure avoidant attachment type may develop if the child’s primary caregiver is inattentive or unavailable during times of distress. This motivates the child’s belief that any communication of their needs will have no impact on their primary caregiver. As such the child then continues not to seek contact with their caregiver during further times of distress. Children with this attachment type also tend not to orientate their explorations of the world in accordance to
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