Assignment 2: Introduction to Crime and Causes
Write an analysis of each article or news story addressing the following:
- Describe the crime depicted in the article.
- How is criminal justice system portrayed?
- What feelings or reactions are evoked in you by the article?
- How would you explain the reported criminal behavior using at least two theories from the psychological perspectives to each article or news story?
Give a complete citation for the selected article and include a digital copy, if possible.
Write a 2–3-page log entry in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
By Wednesday, November 18, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M2: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||
|Selected two articles or news stories appropriate for the assignment.||
|Described the crime and portrayal of criminal justice system for each article.||
|Analyzed the feelings or reactions evoked in you by each article.||
|Applied at least 2 psychological theories to explain the crime described in each article.||
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||