GRAND CANYON JUS 110 ENTIRE COURSE

GRAND CANYON JUS 110 ENTIRE COURSE

GRAND CANYON JUS 110 ENTIRE COURSE
MOD 1 DQ 1 Adolescents are at a high risk of being physically and sexually abused. What social and psychological factors contribute to this phenomenon? MOD 1 DQ 2 How would a criminologist explain gender differences in the crime rate? What type of research would be used to formulate this explanation? MOD 2 DQ 1 What types of crimes might be more susceptible to trait theory explanations such as hormonal influences? Why? MOD 2 DQ 2 Should people with mental illness be imprisoned for committing a crime? Explain. MOD 3 DQ 1 Imagine that you live in a community of disorganization, poverty, and crime where there is little attachment and very little communication between you and your neighbors. Your surrounding environment disturbs you, but you cannot afford to leave. As an individual, what can you do to mobilize members of your community to get them involved in order to develop a sense of attachment? MOD 3 DQ 2 Do all people have the same potential to commit crime? Explain your answer. MOD 4 DQ 1 As a critical criminologist who believes that crime is the result of capitalism, how would you propose to reform the current justice system to lessen the effect capitalism has on crime? MOD 4 DQ 2 Explain the difference between instrumental critical theory and structural critical theory. Which do you agree most with, and why? WEEK 5 DQ 1 Can the latent trait theory of crime be used to build arguments connecting race and crime? Why or why not? MOD 5 DQ 2 What difference exists between life course and latent trait theories of crime? MOD 6 DQ 1 How does the motivation of a serial killer differ from that of a terrorist? MOD 6 DQ 2 Should different types of rape receive different punishments? For example, should someone who rapes a stranger be punished differently or more severely than someone who is convicted of raping a spouse or convicted of date rape? Why or why not? MOD 7 DQ 1 Can social structure theories be used to explain white-collar crimes? Why or why not? MOD 7 DQ 2 Explain your thoughts on the case of Representative William J. Jefferson. Do you believe elected politicians who take bribes commit crimes that are more odious than police officers who take a bribe? Why or why not? week 1 Details: Write an essay of 500-750 words, describing the nature and theory of victimization in terms of crime in modern America. Include an analysis of the success or failure of victims' rights statutes in federal or state government. In your analysis, clearly identify the jurisdiction (federal or state) whose legislation you are discussing. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 2' Details: Write an essay of 500-750 words describing which type of deterrence you would employ to prevent shootings at school facilities. Apply both the trait theory and the choice theory of crime in your design. In the essay, designate what position you would hold (academic, consultant, school superintendent, sheriff/police chief, mayor, etc.) that would allow you to make and/or implement your proposals and address the political and public policy implications, if any, that could arise from the actions included in your proposals. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 3 Details: Write an essay of 500-750 words considering differential association theory, using your memories from high school or other regularly scheduled social gatherings. Describe the groups (or cliques) present in that environment and the relative propensity to involvement in crime. Does differential association theory explain the behaviors of groups at that age? Why or why not? Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 4 Details: Suppose the crime rate has risen significantly in a community near where you live. There has been a rapid rise in residential burglaries, a rise in auto theft, a rise in assault, and a dramatic increase in armed robbery. Compose an essay (500-750 words) describing how someone would explain this crime increase if writing from a social conflict paradigm. Use the GCU Library to locate 3-5 peer-reviewed sources to support your content. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 5 Details: Write an essay of 500-750 words about a recent crime that was reported in a local or national newspaper or online news source. (Be sure to document the exact source where you obtained the facts of the case.) Analyze the crime by applying one theory that does the best job of explaining this type of offense, and by applying one theory that does a poor job of explaining this type of offense. Explain why you applied the two theories you chose. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 6 Details: Complete ONE of the following two assignments: Hate Crimes Write an essay of 500-750 words that answers the following questions: What is a hate crime? Should hate crimes be punished more severely than other types of crimes that are motivated by anger, passion, or greed? Why or why not? Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. Forcible Rape Write an essay of 500-750 words that answers the following questions: 1. Based on the various theories presented thus far in this course as to the reasons people commit crime, why do people commit forcible rape? 2. Are the main issues in forcible rape more associated with life-course events or sociological conditions in the society at large? Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin. week 7 Details: Mala prohibita crimes such as drug use, pornography, and prostitution have been regulated by most societies. Select the one mala prohibita crime that you believe causes the most damage to society and write a paper of 500-750 words in which you contrast it against the others. Why should the crime you selected be punished more severely than the others should? Defend your opinion. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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