Environment, Genetics, & Crime
What impact does an individual’s environment and/or genetics have on the individual’s ability to make a free choice not to commit criminal acts? Support your response with research.
What five environmental stressors most impact crime in a community and those who inhabit it? Why?
How can local leaders address the stressors you identified?
What environmental factor do you think has the greatest impact on the differences in behavior among youth sharing the same social group, age, and neighborhood?