Criminological theories analyze and explain aspects of crime and criminal behavior. Some theories attempt to explain an offender’s motivations for committing a crime, whereas others focus on victim behavior. Based on the readings in your textbook:
- Choose any one criminological theory and explain how it is applicable in explaining individual behavior in relation to criminal conduct.
- Explain the XYY syndrome and describe how it helps explain the relationship between heredity and criminal behavior.
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