CRJ 322 Entire Course The Criminal Mind
CRJ 322 Week 1
Specify whether or not you believe there is a compelling public need to have four (4) (i.e., statistical, absolutist, reactivist, and normative) definitions of deviance. Next, debate the primary manner in which these four (4) views either clarify deviant behavior or muddle understanding of an individual’s actions that society does not consider a part of the social norm. Provide a rationale to support your response.
Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research one (1) criminal case from your state in which authorities found the defendant to be engaging in deviant behavior. Next, identify the type of deviant behavior in which the defendant was engaged, and specify three (3) characteristics of the defendant’s behavior that likely led the authorities to consider his or her actions deviant. Next, explain if the deviant behavior impacts the defendant’s ability to have a jury of his or her peers. Justify your position.
CRJ 322 Case study 1 deviant behaviors
CRJ 322 Week 2
Based on Chapter 3 of the textbook, compare and contrast the following social controls: internalization of group norms and social reaction. Next, justify which social control you believe is more compelling or if you believe both social controls are equally compelling in regards to the sanctioning of behaviors associated with individuals in a social group. Justify your response.
Chapter 4 of the textbook identifies major theories that focus on discovering the underlying causes of deviance. Review the underlying cause of biology and inherited behavior then suggest two (2) possible outcomes for each. Next, determine whether either of these underlying causes can be treated and corrected to allow an individual to align his or her...