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Investigating the Relationship Between Poverty and Increased Crimes in Herat in 2019


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1 Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, Herat University, Herat, Afghanistan
2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education, Herat University, Herat, South Asia, Afghanistan
     

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One of the fundamental issucs in the field of social sciences and especially in sociology is the discussion of economic Poverty and an increase in the crime rates. Factors such as psychological, social, biological, and environmental play a role in increasing crime rates. The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of economic poverty on the increase of criminal offenses in Herat city. The intellectual framework of the research is derived from a social interpretive approach with a particular emphasis on labor theory. A qualitative research method has been used and through a one-on-one interview from people. The statistical population of the study is based on Herat city. To facilitate and expedite research and save time and money, inevitably, 15 people have reached the theoretical saturation of the research from the statistical population and were selected as a well-known sample purposefully for this study. According to research findings, there 1s a direct relationship between economic poverty and the increase in criminal offenses.

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Economic Poverty, Increased in Crime Rates, Herat City.
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Authors

Sayed Mohammad Fagiri
Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, Herat University, Herat, Afghanistan
Fazel Rahman Fazel
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education, Herat University, Herat, South Asia, Afghanistan
Mohammad Farid Fahiz
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education, Herat University, Herat, South Asia, Afghanistan

Abstract


One of the fundamental issucs in the field of social sciences and especially in sociology is the discussion of economic Poverty and an increase in the crime rates. Factors such as psychological, social, biological, and environmental play a role in increasing crime rates. The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of economic poverty on the increase of criminal offenses in Herat city. The intellectual framework of the research is derived from a social interpretive approach with a particular emphasis on labor theory. A qualitative research method has been used and through a one-on-one interview from people. The statistical population of the study is based on Herat city. To facilitate and expedite research and save time and money, inevitably, 15 people have reached the theoretical saturation of the research from the statistical population and were selected as a well-known sample purposefully for this study. According to research findings, there 1s a direct relationship between economic poverty and the increase in criminal offenses.

Keywords


Economic Poverty, Increased in Crime Rates, Herat City.