Assignment 2: Theories of Crime Causation
In order to more effectively address crime, it is important to understand the theories of crime causation and be able to provide evaluations of human behavior.
In a 3-4 page paper, explain and discuss biological, sociological, and psychological theories of crime causation. Include a thorough explanation of each theory of crime causation as well as an evaluation of human behavior. At the conclusion of the paper use critical thinking skills to express the theory you feel provides the most validity as related to current crime. Be sure to use at least four credible sources.
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:
- Include a cover page and references page in 10–12-point font (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable)
- Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained
- Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
- Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
- Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics
- Appropriate citation style should be followed
You should also make sure to:
- Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date
- Include an introductory and concluding paragraph and demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English
- Use examples to support your discussion
- Cite all sources on a separate reference page at the end of your paper and cited within the body of your paper using APA format