Crime theories

On his way home from school, a fourteen-year-old boy stops at a convenience store. When he thinks the clerk is not looking, he puts a bottle of orange juice under his coat and heads for the door. The clerk catches him and calls the police. In a 3-page paper, discuss how you would explain the boys criminal action according to each of the following theories about the causes of crime:

Biological Explanation
Psychological Explanation
Social Structure Theory
Social Process Theory

Then explain which theory or explanation you believe best fits this situation and why.
Your paper should be 3 pages in length in APA format with in-text citations and a reference page. Below are some resources you may want to explore.

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/professionals/oyap/roots/volume5/chapter02_psychological_theories.aspx
http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/professionals/oyap/roots/volume5/chapter12_social_control.aspx
http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/professionals/oyap/roots/volume5/chapter06_strain.aspx

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