Chapter 31: Psychological Theories of Crime

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
The examination of the causes of crime (etiology) by exploring and analyzing sociological, biological and psychological theories of crime causation.

Sociological, biological, psychological theories of crime causation; crime measurement; schools of criminology; crime typologies. Graduating criminology seniors have first priority; other students may receive priority status by permission of instructor.

Strategic policy brief- theories on the causes of crime 0.5

Describe the different psychological theories of crime causation and their policy implications

Responses based broadly in psychological theory span a wide range

Chapter 2: Psychological Theories