cja314_r4_examining_theory_ao_wk3 (2)

 

In this assignment, you have the opportunity to examine the theoretical principles associated with sociological perspectives of crime.

 

View the following Films on Demand Videos located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings and select one for this week’s assignment:

 

·         “Prostitution Among Immigration Routes”

·         “Pelican Bay State Prison: War Zone”

·         “Tent City, Arizona”

 

 Select and complete one of the following assignments about the video you selected:

 

Option 1: Social Structure Theory Paper

Option 2: Social Process and Social Development Theory Paper

 

Option 1: Social Structure Theory Paper
 

Social structure theories view societal, financial, and social arrangements or structures as the primary cause of deviant and criminal behaviors. After choosing one video for this assignment, address the main topic inherent in the video using a social structure theory framework. Address the key bulleted items outlined in the directions and explain how and why the content of your video may be appropriately acknowledged and studied using a social structure theoretical application
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