This week we examined several theories to explain inequality and crime: Social Strain Theory, Differential Association Theory, Social Disorganization Theory, Culture Conflict Theory, Conflict Theory, and Routine Activity Theory.
Choose a recent example of a crime covered in the news that demonstrates the link between inequality and crime. In your paper, describe the crime and analyze which theory or theories explain the link between inequality and the crime that occurred. For more information, you might examine:
Household income by race: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0104552.html
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
- 3-4 pages in length, not including cover and reference pages
- Formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements
- Cite a minimum of two academic peer-reviewed scholarly sources to support your responses in addition to your textbook. The CSU-Global Library is a great place to find these sources.
- Plagisaim cant exceed 10%