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criminological theories based upon biological explanations




The early foundations of criminological theories based upon biological explanations can be traced back to the early 1800s when the concept of phrenology was introduced. More recent biological explanations for deviant behavior have posited that genetics are a driving force. Discuss the evolution of criminological theories that are based upon biological causes for deviant behavior. Identify and explain the core concepts of at least three different biological theories for deviance. Evaluate whether any of the biological theories provide an accurate explanation for an individual?s decision to participate in deviant behavior.;Your essay response must be a minimum of 500 words, not counting references listed at the end or repeating of the question, and cited per APA guidelines. A minimum of two scholarly resources is required to support your response.


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