Theories of Crime Critique

choose two criminological theories (classical criminology, criminological positivism, Anomie, Strain and Chicago School, Labelling Theory, Feminist Criminology, Marxist & Critical Criminology, New Right Theory/ Left Realism, Post-Structural Perspectives, Cultural criminology) • define very carefully through research (scholarly literature) what your theories are, the key theorists and their contributions • state how your theories conceptualise / explain crime and criminality • discuss and assess the strengths and weaknesses of your theories • evaluate and compare how your theories have been employed in efforts to prevent crime. You will select and then assess whether or not examples or applications are effective / ineffective in combating crime; evaluating the benefits and limitations of your theories,



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