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Despite Tsui’s problem in his psychological, physical and personality state, influence by sociocultural perspective should not be overlooked. Tsui’s relationship with his parents and wives, social atmosphere of purchasing success as people’s life goal and unique police culture will be discussed in the following part of the essay.

To begin with, failure to build intimate relationship with others was a very vital element to influence his behaviour. Although significant others included parents, friends and partner, his ego had destroyed two of them. Firstly, his parents divorced in 1990. He was depressed, but as the eldest son, he learnt to be independent and hide his feeling from others, which later turned out to have high self management skills. The relationship with mothers and fathers are equally important in building attachment. However, divorce of parents made him blaming his parents, which made him lose all trust of his parents and the opinions from them (Lee, 2007). On the other hand, his ego personality had led to the lack of friendship so no one knew his plans and could not stop him. Although Tsui was married, he had a thought of divorce since he moved to Tung Chung after married. He thought that life was tedious and dull. As a result, he went to prostitutes, massage parlous and karaoke bars so as to solve his boredom (Choi, 2007). Since Tsui failed to build intimate relationship with his significant others, parents and wife, this pressure fosterer Tsui’s desire to commit crime. After a long time of accumulation of pressure, Tsui tried to relieve the pressure by committing crime.

Besides, Tsui’s desire to achieve social goal encouraged him to commit crime. According to Agnew’s General Strain Theory, goals are created by ...

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...ain and again. It was a kind of projection of emotions, which unburdened himself from being over-stressed because of the failure in police work. Time and energy, which should be spent on conventional activities, had slowly shifted to the planning of murders.
Lastly, when Tsui was in secondary and police school, he had experienced a lot of failure on academy. He participated in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) three times and eventually attained the minimum requirement for being a police. Even though he performed well in the police school, the salient performance did not bring him any better status or privileges (Lee, 2007). On contrary, all of his aspired promotions were failed which led to his accumulated anger towards the police system. The low-level of academic success also contributed to the high likelihood to involve in delinquency.
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