Mini Review - Addiction & Criminology (2023) Volume 6, Issue 3
Exploring criminological theories: An overview of key perspectives.
Criminological theories offer valuable frameworks for understanding the causes and dynamics of crime. This article provides an exploratory overview of key criminological theories, aiming to offer readers a comprehensive understanding of the diverse perspectives within the field. By examining these theories, readers can gain insights into the multifaceted nature of criminal behavior and the factors that contribute to its occurrence. The article begins by highlighting the importance of criminological theories in understanding and addressing crime. It emphasizes the need for a multidimensional approach that goes beyond individual explanations to consider societal, environmental, and psychological factors.Author(s): Barbara Agnew*