In the 19th century criminologists began to move away from the Classical philosophy that assumes crime is the result of free will and began to move toward a more scientific view of human behavior. The Positivist philosophy assumes that crime is the result of internal or external factors that determine behavior choices and that criminal behavior is outside of the control of the individual.
Create a 2- to 3-p a g e Microsoft Word document that includes the answers to the following questions:
Which of the two schools of thought are closer to your own theory of crime causation?
Explain why you believe your choice best explains incidents of crime.
Does your choice explain all incidents of crime? Why or why not?
Support your responses with examples.