Understanding crime: a multilevel approach

According to contemporary scientific research human behaviour arises from a dynamic interplay between biological, psychological, cultural, and social processes. Therefore, because of their tendency to focus on only one of these levels of explanations, traditional criminology and forensic psychology...

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Published in:Psychology, crime & law
Main Author: Ward, Tony (Author)
Other Authors: Durrant, Russil (Author); Sullivan, Jacqueline
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
Published: 2019
In:Psychology, crime & law
Year: 2019, Volume: 25, Issue: 6, Pages: 709-711
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:According to contemporary scientific research human behaviour arises from a dynamic interplay between biological, psychological, cultural, and social processes. Therefore, because of their tendency to focus on only one of these levels of explanations, traditional criminology and forensic psychology can only offer partial understandings of crime. We contend that the best way forward for researchers and practitioners is to bring together different disciplinary perspectives and to develop integrative pluralistic explanations of crime.
ISSN:1477-2744
DOI:10.1080/1068316X.2019.1572754