CRJUS1287 – EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME
Assessment One: Short answer questions
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Word Count: [each response should be 250 words, references not included]
What is 'theory' and what are some of the different ways that Criminologists might explain why crime occurs?
[Type your response in the box. Don’t forget to cite your scholarly source in-text, and then provide the full reference at the end of your answer.]
According to the Classical school of thought, why does crime occur and what are the limitations of this explanation?
What is Positivism and how might it explain this crime?
Choose a social theory of crime that would explain the spate of youth murders in London - What is the theory and how does it explain crime?