We know that there is a connection between one's upbringing, and the likelihood that one will be involved in crime. In short, as the quality of a child's upbringing decreases, the chances that they'll be involved in the criminal system increases.
Recent studies also show us that when given a plastic baby doll, people will hold the doll more closely and intimately if they think it's a girl. If they think it's a boy, they will be a little rougher, and a little more distant. The old adage that boys should be treated more roughly still holds true.
If we put those two pieces of information together, does it not explain some of the reason why men are more likely to be physically violent, commit crimes, and wind up in jail? Is the problem of bad male behavior partly one of our own creation?
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