Choice Theory Of Digital Crime

This research will focus on the theories of digital crime and how they cause criminals to commit their crimes. Choice theory is the notation that people always have some type of choice about how to behave, It is also based on the presumption that all behavior represents the single persistent strive to satisfy that person 's basic needs. Choice theory teaches that outside events that makes a person not do. It is the central aspect of its beliefs that are internally and not externally motivatives (William Glasser). Learning theory is a conceptual substructure describing how information is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning
Even though Some people think theory has nothing to do with criminals who commits there illegal acts, because
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In a way choice comes before learning and learning comes before choice. However in this case in order to make a choice you have to learn how to make one. Learning theory relates to crime including computer crime in general because they learn the attitude towards gaining the skills and rationalize the necessity to commit the offense (Eric J. Fritsch). The offender puts their skills to the test by engaging in unlawful acts. According to social learning theory, people engage in crime because of their association with others who engage in crime. Criminal behavior is learned in interaction with other persons in a process of communication. The process of learning criminal behavior by association with criminal and anti-criminal patterns involves all of the mechanisms that are involved in any other learning (Ashley …show more content…
Social control theory is the theory that seeks answers as to why. The theory assumes that people will and can violate the law. Gottfredson and Hirschi argue that a person 's tendency to commit crime can be found on his or her levels of self control. Self Control involves a person 's ability to control their own behavior. Gottfredson and Hirschi also argued that lack of self control is caused by inadequate child rearing. Gottfredson and Hirschi also integrated elements of rational choice theory into the development of their theory (John Liederbach). If criminals opportunity presents itself to an individual with low self control then crime is likely to

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