Theories Surrounding Crime

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Why do people commit crimes? Also, why does crime exist in our societies? The concern of these questions is heavily weighed on the criminal justice system and criminologists. In actuality, a question like these are very tough to answer. In this paper, the aim is to explore the weaknesses and strength of theories surrounding crime. Also, I shall evaluate the explanations given by using numerous psychological factors in addition to social learning theories and the general aggression model in relation to aggressive and violent behavior, and also the personality theories such as the 'big five' model and personality dimensions theory, in relation to antisocial, impulsive and criminal behavior. Then I shall draw a conclusion. By focussing on these

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