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Reading Assignment 2 1 Chapter 2 Aaliyah I. Robinson Grambling State University Monday, January 27, 2020
Reading Assignment 2 2 2 . What are the primary modifications of the classical school made by neoclassical criminology ? Classical criminology implies that individuals who break the law make a rational choice to do so based on the enjoyment that they hope will result in and choose not to break laws if they realize there is a powerful possibility that they will endure pain instead . Neoclassical criminology more frequently describes crime as behavior that offend a shared comprehension of ethics and morality . In addition to rational self-interest , it added an assessment of environmental variables . It is feasible to do more to prevent crime in neoclassical thinking than just catch and punish criminals; the environment can be altered in ways that make crime less likely to happen . As a consequence of issues such as extreme poverty , poor intelligence or family structure , neoclassical criminologists attempted to explain crime . Neoclassical criminology can be described merely as a school of thought that as situational vibrant and independently motivated assumes criminal conduct . Neoclassical crime theories claim that it can happen through more stringent child rearing methods , improved punishments , and increased security and protection to prevent , reduce , or eliminate crime .

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