Criminology and the Consequences of Labeling Theory Please answer 2 of 4 questions in essay format.
Each question should be submitted in a typed, double-spaced format. Think of each answer as a short paper that is 250 to 700 words in length (1 to 2 pages). Each answered question is worth 20 points. You may do one extra question to add up to 5 points to your final grade. You may use any source available to you. However, all answers can be done utilizing your textbook. Good luck.
- What is labeling theory? What are the consequences of labeling on the individual? Make sure to include the concepts of primary and secondary deviance.
- What are the similarities and differences of life course and latent trait theories?
- Define the General Theory of Crime. Which theorist is this theory attributed to and what is the foundation.
- Describe the General Theory of Crime and Delinquency (this is different from above). What are the domains and how do they impact on crime?