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For centuries the one plague that human civilization faces is a disease that has no evident cure also known as crime Before one can even try to find solutions for it one must understand what a crime is and the nature of crime Crime itself is defined as any offence harmful against society The nature of crime however deals with the motives and causes of crime which has no one clear cut explanation There are several different causes of crime such as heredity gender and mental defects but each one is not substantial enough to explain crime and why it takes place The theory of heredity as being the source of crime is based on the idea that criminal activity is subjected by human genes Gender being the root of crime suggests that testosterone the male hormone that causes aggressive behavior is encouraged in male-dominated societies thus leading to criminal behavior Both heredity and gender are based on nature but in effect lead to nurture Beginning mental defects can be caused during pregnancy ie smoking and drinking while pregnant or any disturbance to the central nervous system during childhood In fact all these apparent causes can be linked in one way or another to childhood upbringing While a child grows up economical factors that interfere with hisher lifestyle such as poverty can lead to theft Scientific proof shows that testosterone does cause aggressive behavior in males so why does society still encourage it in young males then Domestic abuse can have enormous consequences to a childs mental state which in turn can cause mental imbalance When all the theories are added up the sum total is equal to childhood upbringing Therefore the way a child is nurtured the influence of economical social and traumatic factors contribute to the causes of crime in modern western society First of all the world in which we live in depends a lot on financial standards This includes poverty
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