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Question no. 61
Punishment for a crime is justifiable on the basis of retribution, rehabilitation, deterrence, and restitution. Retribution of a punishment is primarily aimed at satisfying the desire for avengement. Moreover, rehabilitation alters the criminal behavior within the offender’s mind to prevent future crimes. Additionally, deterrence serves to create a general fear of punishment in an offender or even in public. Lastly, restitution is the act of financially punishing the offender in accordance to his/her crime committed.
Question no. 62
a) The demonological perspective under views the mentioned case scenario as a case of possession of the offender by a demonic entity. The subjected demonic entity had seized the body of the offender and had lead him to perform the said criminal activity. The demonological perspective displays both the offender and the woman as the victims of the event.
b) The classical perspective highlights the comprehension of the crime and its consequences by the offender. The offender acted upon his free will and committed robbery. The action of running away from the crime scene explains the fact he was perfectly aware of the consequences of his actions. Additionally, the hand gun displayed by him was another example of his understanding of the crime.
c) The ecological perspective sheds light on the social and physical environment of the criminal behaviors. The said crime may have been an incident of an inner city area or a poverty derived neighborhood. Such area are more likely to exhibit such crimes than others.
Question no. 63
The major concern of a criminal is to avail its safety and escape plan at any time of the crime. In addition to that, a criminal may question the course of the crime in order to prevent any sort of mishap. Moreover, the consequences of the crime will be questioned and protection from detection and punishment will be analyzed.
Question no. 64
According to the deterrence theory, the criminals should be taken into notice and severe and strict punishment should be allocated to ensure the fear of the consequences circulate throughout the offenders and the public in order to control the repeated car theft. The optimum proposal is the initiation of tracking systems to efficiently capture the offender. Moreover, adequate jail time and financial penalty should be penalized.
Question no. 65
Humans rationalize and assess the options and choice available to them and analyze the risks and benefits involved. Criminal behavior is a result of such analysis and human reasoning. Gang violence involves the benefit of financial power with the risk of getting arrested or jailed. The efficient method to ensure reduction in gang violence is to implement harsh and firm consequences of the criminal activities of gang members.
Question no. 66
The U.S. society deems punishment as either a harsh aspect of criminal behavior or are biased towards it. It is necessary to acknowledge the political ideologies of the U.S. in aorder to efficiently study its crime behavior. Conservative approach focuses on the individual punishment, whereas the liberal viewpoint takes in account all the external factors involved in a society that lead to the initiation of the criminal behavior.
Question no. 67
The demonological perspective in the case of a serial killer exaggerates the feeble nature of a man. It explains that the criminal, such as a serial killer, is incapable of performing such a vicious and terrifying act, unless under the influence of a demonic entity. On the other hand, the classical theory presents the crime as a choice of reasoning. The case of a serial killer is difficult to explain using the classical theory since the rational thinking involved is absurd. The risk of punishment is higher in this case as compared to the pleasure.
Question no. 68
The biological and psychological theories greatly focus on the explaining the criminal behaviors rather than the crime committed. This places a larger emphasis on the counselling and treatment of the criminal rather than the punishment. On the other hand, they are also often termed as socially and politically repressive. Moreover, this theory relates each criminal activity to the natural cause or mental disorders.
Question no. 69
The routine activity theory explains that sexual assault occurs in a large dormitory campuses when the potential victim comes in contact with a triggered perpetrator in the absence of witnesses or bystanders. A large premises allows the perpetrator to locate a potential victim present in such an atmosphere in order to attack.
Question no. 70
Lombroso’s theory suggests that criminals are physically different as compared to other human beings. The criminal behavior is often perceived in accordance to one’s physical appearance, however, the realistic statistic have proved otherwise. Criminal activity is not confined to a specific group of people, rather, the criminal behavior is influenced by various other factors such as economic, psychological, historical and so on.