In your own words, answer this unit’s discussion questions in a main post (recommended minimum 200 words), and respond to at least 2 peers’ postings (recommended minimum 75 words).
After you have reviewed the Assignment Details below, click the Discussion Board link under the My Work heading above to open the Discussion Board and make your post.
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In this unit, you learned about some basic criminological schools of thought in addition to specific criminological theories applicable even today. You also learned about different types of offenders. In this assignment, you will apply those criminological theories you have learned about to visual images that you believe represent those theories. You will also explain how those images are relevant to those specific criminological theories.
This Web site reviews the social construction of crime and explores how meaning is assigned by humans through social interaction.
Using your reading assignments, intellipath lessons, and other scholarly resources, address the following a 200-word post:
In your opinion, is crime a social construct? Defend your position.
Do you think biological factors affect the criminal behavior of men and women differently or is it the same? Explain your position.
Is there a correlation between intelligence and crime? Explain your answer.