The role of the family economy in theft in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province (case study of adult criminals in prison)

  • M Husseini
  • V Yaminpour
Keywords: theft, economic factors, Pearson, addiction, lack of skills

Abstract

Security establishment without doubt is one of the main objectives in the management of any society in which crime creates instability and imposes costs to society, which is made up of families. Crime is a social phenomenon and its occurrence adversely affected by the different causes. So, given the sensitivity and its importance in the different societies in recent years, extensive studies have been done in order to identify and explain the causes of crime, particularly theft. It seems the most important causes of crime are economic factors that have a significant impact in the event of theft, because in most studies, statistically significant relationships between economic factors and the occurrence of this crime are confirmed. Thus, according to the sensitivity of the issue, it is also considered in recent years in our country and through it, the applied results have been obtained. This study, which was conducted on 108 prisoners committed to robbery, by the same token attempts to test the role of home economics in the crime of theft in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province by Pearson's correlation coefficient. The instrument used in this study was a questionnaire that examined variables such as addiction, unemployment, state administration, education, economic factors, etc. This study consisted of two hypotheses which are tested by Pearson correlation analysis (+1, 0, -1).

Keywords: theft, economic factors, Pearson, addiction, lack of skills

Published
2017-07-25

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