This week you learned about social structure and factors as related to delinquency. Siegel and Welsh (2012) discussed poverty, racial disparity within larger theories, i.e., social factors, social structure and delinquency, and social disorganization.
Your individual work assignment is to research and explain the decrease in criminal activity for young people after they pass through a period of adolescence.
This individual work assignment should be:
- An in-depth submission free of spelling and grammar errors.
- An essay containing a minimum of 600-800 words.
You will be assessed on your scholarship, the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions and must include in-text citations, and summarized material from the textbook, lecture/slideshow and the web.
Please remember to cite your sources with APA, with in-text citations, and at the end a separate reference list page.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.
Save your document with a file name that includes your name, course code-section number, and title.
- (For example: JaneSmith_CCJ2501-12_Week2-1.docx)
If you are not using Microsoft Word, save your document with the .rtf file extension (Rich Text Format).
To submit your Individual Work, go to the Dropbox and click "Submit Assignment."
Submit this document to the Week 2: Individual Work 1 basket in the Dropbox