622w3: Sociological Aspects of Crime
Please Note: Using a minimum of 4 recent scholarly peered reviewed articles less than 5yrs old for DQ 1 and 2. Must be cited using APA format, 750 words for each topic AND include the HTTP or DOI for all references used.
WEEK 3 DQ 1
Identify three environmental hazards that link to aggressive or violent behaviors. Explain how they are linked to the behavior. Use scholarly resources to support your explanations.
WEEK 3 DQ 2
If the government is aware that sociological conditions create criminality, does this mean that the government has a greater imperative to stop sociological conditions of criminality? Use scholarly resources to support your explanations.
PLEASE SEE RESOURCES:
1. Having a Bad Month: General Versus Specific Effects of Stress on Crime
Read “Having a Bad Month: General Versus Specific Effects of Stress on Crime,” by Felson, Osgood, Horney, & Wiernik, from Journal of QuantitativeCriminology (2012). https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=74639002&site=ehost-live&scope=site
2. Two of A Kind
Watch “Two of a Kind” from Films On Demand, (2014)
3. Crime and Socioeconomic Conditions: Evidence for Non-Cultural Domain Specificity in Evolutionary Forensic Psychology
Read “Crime and Socioeconomic Conditions: Evidence for Non-Cultural Domain Specificity in Evolutionary Forensic Psychology,” by Goodman, from Aggression and Violent Behavior (2012).
4. Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approach
Read Chapter 4 in Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approach.