Select one of the theories covered in Module 1, Module 2, Module 3, Module 4, or Module 5.
(merton’s anomie/strain theory, social disorganization theory, theory of differential association, social learning theory of crime, or social bond theory)
1. Develop a comprehensive crime prevention strategy based on the assumptions of that theory.
2. Modify an already existing strategy based on your chosen theory
3. Evaluate an existing strategy or one that has been previously implemented, based on your chosen theory
Select one of the theories covered in Module 1, Module 2, Module 3, Module 4, or Module 5, and submit a brief description of your paper topic (maximum 500 words), along with an outline of the paper (major sections and a sentence of what will be included in each section), and a list of at least seven articles that you will use for your paper.
If you are developing a comprehensive crime prevention strategy, your description must state the theory and provide a brief synopsis of the strategy you are developing.
If you are modifying or evaluating an existing strategy, your description must state the theory and strategy you are working with. Modifications and evaluations can focus on:
*Note this is not an exhaustive list. If you have another strategy in mind please seek the advice of your instructor.