Causes of Crime
A. Klimczuk, Causes of Crime, [in:] F.F. Wherry (eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society, Sage, Los Angeles 2015, pp. 308-311.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last revised: 2 Mar 2016
Date Written: December 5, 2015
Causes of crime are the subject of the etiology of criminal behavior, which is characterized by an interdisciplinary approach. There are many theories attempting to explain the determinants of criminal behavior, a set of acts recognized by the criminal law, which emphasize different aspects of this phenomenon.
Keywords: crime, public policy
JEL Classification: A19, Z13
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