Crime in Institution of Learning: Some Theoretical Explanations of Engaging in Sex Deviance.

Musa Abdullahi


Common-sense understandings of crime also tend to rely on legal definitions and those behaviors and events that are specified in criminal law. They imply there is some underlying consensus about what constitutes criminality and what does not. But conceptions of crime clearly vary from place to place and change over time. At some time or another, some form of society or another has defined almost all forms of behavior that we now call “criminal” as desirable for the functioning of that form of society.’ Scholars have developed a variety of theories to explain various forms of deviant behavior. Such explanations revolve around why the individuals commit crime and why crime and criminal behavior is more prevalent in some locations and periods than others. It is against this backdrop that this paper attempts to analyze the various explanations of crime institution of learning from some theoretical explanation.

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