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ERIC Number: EJ1114942
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1306-3065
Determination Motive through the Prism of the General Concept of the Motives of Human Behaviour
Veresha, Roman V.
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, v11 n11 p4739-4750 2016
This research studies the problems of defining the concept of motive of crime in terms of the psychological concept of motives of human behavior. The purpose of this research is to define the motive of crime (which is yet undefined in spite of the longstanding existence of criminology) and to improve existing scientific theories regarding the motive of crime. The research found that the definition of the motive of crime should include all its distinguishing features: awareness, decisive importance of human needs during the satisfaction of human desires, the correspondence of motives with the set goal, the publicly dangerous nature of actions, motivated is such a way, and the incurrence of criminal responsibility as a result of such actions. This research defines the concept of motive of crime as a conscientious encouragement to achieve the goal, determined by personal needs, which is publicly dangerous and brings criminal responsibility. This subject is of scientific, theoretical, and practical importance, since it offers a comprehensive term that can be used fundamentally in criminology. The novelty of this research is that the definition of the motive of crime concept includes the definition of the motive of behavior and activity, which is offered in psychology, legal psychology in particular, and the main elements of a crime.
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Language: English
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