Essay Fraudster Notches Up 184 Convictions ' By Sam Hurley
941 Words May 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Hurley’s writing of the article is predominantly just a factual account of events and is influenced very little by his personal opinion. However, Hunter 's psychological problems are given much more weight in discussing his offending than any other factors. In addition to this, it is said he suffered from abuse and neglect as a child, both of which have contributed to his “deep seeded issues”. For these reasons, despite the author’s mostly unbiased telling of events, the article uses the psychological positivism perspective to explain what happened.
Psychological positivism explains crime through internal factors of the individual. That is to say, it states that an individual who commits crime is inherently different in their…