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Why does a person who grows up in a typical poor family tends to commit more crimes?

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it doesn't matter how you were raised. its your own decision to do the right or wrong things

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False. Though it is your own decision whether or not you want to do the right thing. The place in which you are raised greatly influences your choice. If you are born into a rich family and are handed everything, there is no point for you to steal. If you have no assortment with gang affiliation, there is less of a reason for you to kill someone out of hate.
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Because he or she could be mad at the world

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Exactly !
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it could be due to the fact that they may have low morals standards or they need cash . Heck they may just love all the drama

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No attention, lonely. Just because you grow up in a poor family doesn't mean they should kill people because nobody ever showed them attention or love. It's sad. :c

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Why do you keep asking the same questions?

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they are not the same they are different im trying to get an outlook on both sides
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It is the same question ... It's just worded different!!!!
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it diferent because im getting both sides to both perspectives if they stay free of crimes and why they commit more crimes so its different a different point of view to both sides of these questions i just need some insite on both sides to do my assignment for colledge
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Of course it's the same question. Thanks Stan.
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So much for the Mod's and their community standards clause! I guess I missed the part where you can ask, and ask again until you get the answer you want!
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Ha! Yeah, I agree.
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They don't commit more crimes they just don't have rich parents to pay for expensive lawyers.

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Some kind of cockeyed revenge against society sometimes.

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You're kind of answering your own question.

But relative to delinquency rates (acting outside the allowed norms of an environment) I'm not sure it's such a clear distinction between economic classes. In other words, it may be the same percentage among wealthy people who commit crimes - it's just that their crimes are more easily hidden or receive softer punishments because they tend more towards "white collar" crimes. There's fewer of them so they get noticed less. Also, sometimes they don't even get prosecuted though they certainly should. Sometimes that's because the laws are rigged to not criminalize their bad deeds. Sometimes it's because they are educated how to maneuver on the edges of the law. The people at HSBC that were facilitating loans to those committing drug crimes and terrorism won't be prosecuted because the DOJ is afraid to. That's ridiculously unjust but the people committing those drug crimes in the streets still might.

144 has a good point, too, about conviction rates.

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When growing up, the need of attention as a teen is high. Kids want to "belong" and when parents do not have the finance necessary to provide them with activities , they turn to attention from the same crowd, thus goes from there.....

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Life is full of crime in the ghettos of america. If u grow up though all the influence its what u learn to do. Most turn to crime because its all they know to do for income. Its either that or working minimum wage. Or welfare. Those are means of hardly living at all. Noone asks to be born poor. Not an excuse to cause harm to others but if this whole country were poor there would be crime everywhere.

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And that's where it's headed
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Agreed
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We are shaped by the environment we're raised in. Kids from poor neighborhoods are stuck on the outside while looking at better lives they think they can't have. Parents are mostly uneducated, underachievers, with low paying jobs, not good role models for these kids. These factors (and more) result in higher crime rates, gang families, and a lot of kids without the social skills or educational opportunities to improve their situations.
There are many books and ongoing research on this subject, far more than can fit here. I hope this gives you a brief but useful overview.

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I was raised dirt poor has nothing to do with it it's all about what you were taught and how you were raised some of the poorest people in the world are the nicest and contribute more

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Do you have enough answers this time or should we expect to see this posted again tomorrow?

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this is enough info thanks
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love it RetiredKop haha
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