CJ Assignment Individual Theories DUE 8/2


Resource: pp. 47-80 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core

Write a 500- to 750-word paper explaining why some adolescents are motivated to commit crimes while others in similar circumstances are not. Support your explanation by applying at least two of the following individual theories of delinquency:

· Routine activities theory

· General deterrence theory

· Specific deterrence theory

· Biochemical theory

· Neurological theory

· Genetic theory

· Psychodynamic theory

· Behavioral theory

· Cognitive theory

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Cite at least two sources to support your explanation.

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