What is a criminological theory? What types (genres) of criminological theories are there? - 5143

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What types (genres) of criminological theories are there?

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Criminolgy is the study of crime and the reasons offenders commit crimes. It is the scientific approach to defining and finding the cause of criminal behavior. The types of criminological theories are classical. positivist, social disorganization, individual traits, strain theories, control, rational choice,