A woman was recently arrested for drowning all four of her children. Her defense team suggested that she was depressed and had no idea what she was doing at the time of the crime.
A wealthy man and his pregnant wife were going through a divorce. Rather than pay alimony and child support the man hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like an accident.
Choose which of these crimes demonstrates the rational choice theory.
Post a 200 300 word response to these questions:
How is criminal behavior explicable according to rational choice theory?
What crime control strategies are effective according to rational choice theory?