is poverty the main factor affect crime

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In the essay I’m going to talk about criminology and criminology is the scientific study of crime and criminals. Is one social group involved in crime more than other social groups? Crime is an unlawful act punishable by the state, harmful act or omission against the public which the state wishes to prevent and which, upon conviction is punishable by fine, imprisonment and in some countries death. No conduct constitutes a crime unless it is declared criminal in the laws of the country and poverty is the state of being extremely poor and being without things, having little money, not many material possessions and the need of essential goods. Being poor means people have nothing and struggle to survive every day. Some
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Marxist theory in general is that they believe that capitalism can only thrive though the explerations of the working class, Marxist believes that they’re a clear link between human nature and the way we operate in a capitalist society. Marxist believes that capitalism is not only an economic system but is also a political system, Marxist believe that a key role in the control of the proletariat is the use of alienation in all aspects of society ; this provides the bourgeoisie with a supple mass of workers who do not mind working for external rewards of a constant wage.
Some people say that the main factor that links in with crime is poverty and strong example of people who think this is Marxist. Marxist see
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