Theories related to crime causation

Select 5 of the following theories related to crime causation:

  • Biological
  • Psychoanalytical
  • Rational choice theory
  • Social disorganization theory
  • Strain theory
  • Differential association theory
  • Labeling theory
  • Feminist theory

Assignment Guidelines

  • Address the following in 6 pages:

oRelate each of your 5 selected theories to these6 questions:

  • How is the theory related tojuvenile status offenders? Explain.
  • How is the theory related toviolent adult offenders? Explain.
  • How is the theory related tocriminal actsandjuvenile delinquents?
  • How could a judge implement these theories in his or her courtroom?
  • How would these theories be utilized by adult probation or parole officers? Explain.
  • How would these theories be utilized by juvenile probation officers? Explain.