Crimogenic - definition of crimogenic by The Free Dictionary
criminogenic (redirected from crimogenic)
crim·i·no·gen·ic (krĭm′ə-nə-jĕn′ĭk) also crim·o·gen·ic (krī′mə-)
Producing or tending to produce crime or criminality: "Alcohol is the most criminogenic substance in America" (James B. Jacobs).
causing or promoting crime
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That America is regarded as a crimogenic
society (the social structure inevitably produces criminality, see King, 2007; Wilson, 1990, 1992) is a position sustained by the existence of nihilated African identities disorder (as articulated here) and idiomatic purposelessness.
99) Other conditions may attempt to weaken crimogenic
influences in the offender's life, or remove the offender from situations that seem likely to result in further criminality.
responsibility for crimogenic
conditions and the imposition of