Miami Jacobs Career College
What is criminology mostly the study of crime and its causes and consequences criminology have four interests topics that it consist of we have deterrence, poverty, subcultures and. Deterrence is the prevention of criminal behavior overall. In my opinion deterrence plays no part what so ever. Criminal contemplating a criminal act do not sit around the living room and say I will not commit this murder if I face the death penalty, but I might do it if the penalty is life without parole. Persons contemplating or doing this murder plan is not trying to get caught or weigh the consequences there are two subject of deterrence.
Specific deterrence is a criminal sentencing that seeks to prevent a particular offender from engaging in repeat criminal sentence that want to prevent other from doing criminal acts. For which a particular offender is being charged for. Criminal behavior is learned such as from growing up an in interaction with other that our deviant. Through this time they not only smart to certain crimes, but also having motives and so onthis association varies from person to person. Differential theory explains why any person has the mine set toward deviant behavior , …show more content…
The united states urban is often said as a problem. Bad area with high poverty levels there are factors such as unemployment, population, devtity, minority, age are correlated with crime and affects poverty as well. focusing on poverty and trying to prevent poverty maybe crime reduction will go down. Poverty simply effects crime because if your poor how can you get the items that you need to survive so there for you go out an commit crimes an order to live. Subculture is a collection of values and preferences that is communication to subcultural participants through a process of