RCT Edited. - JamieDavis Page1 , . .The cri

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Jamie Davis   Page 1 Rational Choice Theory This theory attempts to explain the more every day, modern criminals instead of  your hardened criminals such as murderess and rapist.  The one who normally wouldn’t  be a criminal unless presented with the perfect opportunity to never get caught.  The  criminal who is basically weighs his or her options. The good; to the bad, such as if I  commit this crime what is the punishment going to be, and is it worth it?? Criminal acts  ranging from the taking of another’s life, to cheating on a quiz, or using drugs.  Rational Choice Theory emerged when none of the many punishment systems put  in place for convicted criminals were working. According to author David Sutton, Robert  Clarke is one of the founding father of Rational Choice Theory.  He states that “Ronald V.  Clarke is one of the earliest proponents of Rational Choice as a theory of Criminology.”  (Sutton, Paragraph one) Rational Choice Theory has a lot to do with opportunity, and your need at the  time you’re presented with the opportunity.  For example, you wouldn’t normally steal 
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