Reading Assignment 2 - Nina Brown BSW Theories of Crime\/Delinquency \u2013 CRN#30432 Dr Dotter June 6 2020 Reading Assignment 2 Chapter 3(The

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Nina Brown BSW Theories of Crime/Delinquency – CRN#30432 Dr. Dotter June 6, 2020 Reading Assignment 2 Chapter 3 (The Positivist School) 2. Discuss the significance of Frances Alice Kellor’s research on women criminals. Since Kellor had a close relationship with poverty growing up, she was concerned with social problems and the way people were perceived. In 1912 Kellor was the research director of the Progressive Party and she used this platform to raise social science, women, and policy planning to greater heights. She founded the National Urban League with her work with Black women while focusing mostly on domestic workers, women laborers, immigrants, unemployment, arbitration, and criminals. Kellor conducted a number of researches on female that supported her belief that environmental and criminal connections were only minimal and she did so by researching female criminals, unemployed women, and black migrants. She worked with the Black Civil Rights with her main focus on black women’s rights. Kellor was the first American and the first woman to replicate and dispute the research of Lombroso. It was through her research of crimes committed by women that Kellor found information and suggested a policy that would help to prevent crimes and delinquency by improving domestic life and training for the person as a child. Lombroso’s theory stated that the negro was first to

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