For Johny) Juvenile Delinquency- Due Date: 5/10/2013 11:59:59 PM CT

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(For Johny) Juvenile Delinquency- Due Date: 5/10/2013 11:59:59 PM CT    

 

Jim, from the last assignment, has decided to stay in the 21st century. He has not been able to stay out of trouble and has broken into 2 homes and stolen the following items:

•The keys to a new car

•Five hundred dollars in cash

•An expensive watch

Again, he has come to the attention of the juvenile justice system. In this court, there are 2 opposing factors.

·         The first factor depends upon a purely psychological view.

·         The second factor depends upon a purely sociological view.

These 2 factors will argue in court why he fits their reasoning of why he committed the crime.

Assignment Guidelines

 Addressing the following questions in 500–750 words:

How would the psychological theory explain Jim's behavior? Explain.

How would the sociological theory explain Jim's behavior? Explain.

How would Jim be treated under the psychological theory? Explain.

How would he be treated under the sociological theory? Explain.

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. (Must list websites used)

 

No cover page, abstract or title needed. This will be added to the last assignment.

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