Criminological Theory

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Harvard University **We aren't endorsed by this school
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BUSINESS S B205A
Subject
Sociology
Date
Apr 14, 2023
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2
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1 Criminological Theory Student's Name Department/ Faculty Professor's Name Course Code & Name Date Criminological Theory
2 Criminological theory posits that criminal behavior is a product of social learning. Social learning theory states that people learn by observing others' behaviors and copying them. This theory is useful in explaining why people engage in criminal behavior, as it suggests that people learn to be criminals by observing and imitating the behavior of others. The main tenets of social learning theory are that: a) People learn by observing others' behaviors and copying them b) People engage in criminal behavior because they have learned to do so from observing others c) Criminal behavior is a product of social learning
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