Definition of criminogenic in English:
(Of a system, situation, or place) causing or likely to cause criminal behaviour: the criminogenic nature of homelessness
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- In the model, crime policies are governed by an assumption of rational choice, and are designed to deter rational actors from choosing a criminogenic path.
- As such, it appears that a criminogenic environment breeds fear of crime.
- That reflects their psychological neediness, rather than a criminogenic behavioural pattern.
Definition of criminogenic in:
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