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Causation of Crime Jennifer L. O’Neal CJS 200 University of Phoenix Online
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Sociological Theory Sociological theory claims that crime is not something that a person is born to do, yet it is  the result of social conditions in which that person finds themselves in. So I short words, this  theory is saying a person who is socially disadvantaged by poverty or even racial discrimination,  is more likely to commit crimes.  Choice Theory Choice theory is the result of rational choices made by people who want to engage in  criminal activity because of the rewards that are offered. Rewards may be financial or even  psychological, but the criminals enjoy the rush that comes with the crime they are committing.  “According to choice theorists, the proper response to crime is harsh penalties, which force 
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