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Routine Activity Theory

Sociology of Deviant Behavior SOCI 360
Minor in Sociology Spring 2011


Routine activity theory is a criminology theory that sets forth the premise that crime occurs because of opportunity. According to routine activity theory, crime requires only a motivated offender, an appealing target and the lack of capable protection for the target. The theory declines sociological causes of crime.

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