Criminology Theory Unit 4 Assignment.
For your Unit 4 Complete assignment, write a narrative essay (minimum 1500 words) in which you address and discuss the questions and statements listed below. Use at least four scholarly sources and remember to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections in your essay. Cite your sources in APA format.
- Explain “Broken Window Theory” and give examples from your professional or personal life where you have seen examples of these areas being conducive to crime.
- Strain Theory according to your text is the pressure to achieve socially determined goals. Do you think the “American Dream” is possible for everyone? Why or why not?
- Analyze ‘relative deprivation and its connection to criminal activities.
- According to the FBI, there are now more than 33,000 violent street gangs in the United States. Using scholarly research, identify possible social and political reasons for the growth of these subcultures.
- What are the policy implications of Social Structure Theories?
- Do you believe that there is a correlation between Social Justice? poverty and criminality? Explain your answer.