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    Routine activity theory is an attempt to identify and sum up criminal activities and their patterns through explanations of changes in crime (Cohen & Felson, 1979). It is based on criminal events, in grouping in space and time of the minimal elements that make them up. According to (Hoover, 2014), Routine activities theory is a criminological perspective for which the core concept is the crime triangle of a motivated offender, a suitable target, and lack of guardianship. Social disorganization theory

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    and Buss provided some more defining features of the overall theory of Psychopathy (Smith, 1978). Majority of the scholarly

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    Routine Activity Theory is a criminological perspective for which the core concept is the crime triangle. There have to be three attributes of a crime, a motivated offender, a suitable target, and a lack of guardianship. During this process, the suspected criminal has to monitor the proposed area (Hoover, 2014). In my opinion, these things are only true based on what type of crime is being committed. Each type of crime imposes different requirements and can be analyzed from a situational perspective

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    After the recession in Blueville, the violent crime rate increased by __% and similarly the property crime rate increased by __%. The increase in both property and violent crime can be explained using the routine activities theory. Routine activities theory states that crime is a normal function of everyday life and is a result of the interaction between a suitable target, an absence of a capable guardian, and a motivated criminal. A suitable target is someone or something that are vulnerable and

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    This interview gives a lot of great advice honestly as it pertains to the routine activities theory- first off, Routine Activities Theory is where our patterns of behavior or how we interact with people can impact the chances of crime occurring. So some of the things he said such as not leaving your facebook privacy settings so wide open, careful of the emails you open or sites you visit, etc. are perfect examples. One thing this gentleman got right was not saying in a facebook post what you are

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    According to the routine activities theory, the cause of crime should not be attributed to social causes, such as poverty, inequality, and unemployment, rather it holds that crime is the result of opportunity. The more opportunity there is for crime, the more likely that crime will occur in that specific area. However, in order for there to be an increased opportunity for crime, the three necessary conditions of this theory must be present: a likely offender, a suitable target, and the absence of

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    plagiarism- Make intro Origins of Routine Activities Theory In 1979, Lawrence E. Cohen and Marcus Felson published “Social Change and Crime Rate Trends: A Routine Activities Approach”; this was the first paper introducing routine activities theory. Most criminological theories before routine activities theory focused more specifically on the socioeconomic factors affecting crime such as poverty, race, etc. Felson and Marcus believed instead that the routine activities of individuals and groups are the

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    the right for a speedy trial, however this is not the case as the suspect has some brilliant defense attorneys. While reading through this article, I could not help but think that it resembled a lot like the book’s definition of the Routine activities theory. Theory suggests

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    Holt, Thomas J, Bossler, Adam M. (Jan2009) Examining the Applicability of Lifestyle-Routine Activities Theory for Cybercrime Victimization. LRAT suggests that victimization is most likely when individuals are placed in high risk situations, are in close proximity to motivated offenders, appear to be attractive targets to criminals, and lack a capable guardian (Cohen and Felson 1979; Lauritsen et al. 1992; Miethe and Meier 1994). Some researchers insist that cyberstalking is different from off line

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    The theories that have been long used to understand how far an offender is willing to travel to commit a crime is crime pattern theory and routine activities theory. Crime pattern theory suggests that offenders will come across opportunities to commit crime by going on their day to day activities. This is where an offenders nodes and paths are identified. Nodes are areas where every day activities are performed for a long period of time, like work or school. Crime pattern theory also suggest that

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