Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: describe choice theories and how they relate to crime.
A: In criminology, the rational choice theory adopts a utilitarian belief that man is a reasoning actor who weighs means and ends, costs and benefits, [ and makes a rational choice. Rational choice theory has sprung from older and more experimental collections of hypothesis surrounding what have been essentially, the empirical findings from many scientific investigations into the workings of human
nature. The conceiving and semblance of these social models which are hugely applicable to the methodology expressed through the function of microeconomics within society are also similarly placed to demonstrate that a sizable amount of data is collated using behavioral techniques which are tweaked and made adjustable in order to ensure compatibility with the spontaneous motivational drives displayed by the consumer. ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: describe choice theories and how they relate to crime.

Weegy: In criminology, the rational choice theory adopts a utilitarian belief that man is a reasoning actor who weighs means and ends, costs and benefits, [ and makes a rational choice. Rational choice theory has sprung from older and more experimental collections of hypothesis surrounding what have been essentially, the empirical findings from many scientific investigations into the workings of human nature. The conceiving and semblance of these social models which are hugely applicable to the methodology expressed through the function of microeconomics within society are also similarly placed to demonstrate that a sizable amount of data is collated using behavioral techniques which are tweaked and made adjustable in order to ensure compatibility with the spontaneous motivational drives displayed by the consumer. ]
bighairlogo|Points 50|

User: Describe the common models for society to determine which acts are considered criminal

Weegy: kindly check this link.. [ ] [smile]
sunny4691|Points 488|

User: the common models for society to determine which acts are considered criminal.

Weegy: kindly check this link.. [ ] [smile]
sunny4691|Points 488|

User: how choice theories of crime affect society.

Weegy: "In criminology, the Rational Choice Theory adopts a Utilitarian belief that man is a reasoning actor who weighs means and ends, costs and benefits, [ and makes a rational choice." This is to say that individuals will consider the crime and consequence and weigh the outcome to either participating in the criminal act or not. Two obvious examples of how committing the crime far outweighs not committing it, is where economical and safety needs are not being met. A person may decide to steal food rather than go hungry or steal money from their job rather than go without electricity. On a more serious account, consider battered woman syndrome that may drive a wife to kill her husband rather than fear the next moment in life with him. The Choice Theory would quite obviously affect how society would deter criminal acts differently than the trait theory. Under this school of thought crime deterrent would be a punishment that is less appealing. This would deter the accused criminal from repeating the offense and deter others from attempting criminal activity. ]
debnjerry|Points 20335|

Question
Asked 9/23/2011 9:05:52 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
26,903,588 questions answered
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart lives experts.
Popular Conversations
What does astrologer mean?
5/11/2018 12:51:16 PM| 4 Answers
Speed sign is an example of a _________ sign A. regulatory B. ...
Weegy: A diamond shaped sign is a WARNING sign.
5/13/2018 5:01:49 PM| 3 Answers
3. Simplify 12 – (–8) × 4 = ? A. 16 B. 80 ...
Weegy: 12 - (-8)*4 User: 5. Evaluate m + n2 if we know m = 2 and n = –2. A. –8 B. 8 C. 6 ...
5/11/2018 8:21:14 AM| 2 Answers
17. 7 × (–3) × (–2)2 = ? A. 84 B. –48 C. ...
Weegy: 7 * (-3) * (-2)^2 User: 19. Multiply (2m + 3)(m2 – 2m + 1). A. 2m3 – m2 – 8m + 3 B. 2m3 ...
5/11/2018 8:49:43 AM| 2 Answers
Solve the equation: 12y = 132.
Weegy: 12y=132 User: If 3 times a number minus 2 equals 13, what is the number? A. 5 B. 4 ...
5/11/2018 8:57:51 AM| 2 Answers
Self-doubt is a result of
5/12/2018 1:31:33 PM| 2 Answers
when colonists boycotted british goods under the stamp act they
Weegy: Most Americans called for a boycott of British goods, and some organized attacks on the customhouses and homes ...
5/13/2018 12:01:56 PM| 2 Answers
Strike-slip fault
Weegy: In a strike-slip fault, the rocks on either side of the fault slip past each other sideways. TRUE.
5/17/2018 3:51:47 PM| 2 Answers
S
R
L
R
P
R
Points 203 [Total 645] Ratings 0 Comments 23 Invitations 18 Offline
S
L
Points 188 [Total 199] Ratings 0 Comments 188 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 119 [Total 119] Ratings 0 Comments 19 Invitations 10 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
P
Points 94 [Total 13179] Ratings 0 Comments 84 Invitations 1 Online
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 3 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 14] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 13 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.