CJS 240 WEEK 2 Individual Theories

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CJS 240 WEEK 2 Individual Theories

CJS 240 WEEK 2 Individual Theories

Resource: pp. 47-80 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core

Write a 500- to 750-word paper explaining why some adolescents are motivated to commit crimes while others in similar circumstances are not. Support your explanation by applying at least two of the following individual theories of delinquency:

  • Routine activities theory
  • General deterrence theory
  • Specific deterrence theory
  • Biochemical theory
  • Neurological theory
  • Genetic theory
  • Psychodynamic theory
  • Behavioral theory
  • Cognitive theory

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Cite at least two sources to support your explanation.

Post your paper as an attachment.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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CJS 240 WEEK 2 Individual Theories

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