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feminists’ views being needed. Although feminist criminology has been around for years, it is important to realize there are still challenges being presented for feminists, and these challenges must continue to surface if ever gender roles will be addressed.Jeffery, C. R. (n.d.). The Historical Development of Criminology. Retrieved from .google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=4793&context=jclc.This source introduced the origin of criminology. It detailed the three different types of problems: detecting the law breaker, custody and treatment of the offender and the explanation of crime itself. It then went into describing the Positivist School of criminological thinking, making mention of theorist Lombroso. This theory assumed that
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHYhuman behavior is an explanation of crime. Therefore, the criminologist would look to the crime itself as opposed to the legal system. This source also went on to describe the Classical School Theory. Contrarily, the Classical School Theory defined crime within strict limits of criminal law. While the Positivist School rejected the legal definition of crime, the Classical School dealt with this legal definition. After providing the definition of both theories, the article transitioned into discussing criminology as a science as well as its relevance. Furthermore, the article discussed the difficulty in understanding criminals: criminal behavior is not a theory of crime, and not all criminal behavior is explainable, and that in itself is frustrating to many.I found this source to be extremely beneficial in understanding both the Classical and Positivist views, free will and determinism, crime, criminals, and criminology itself. In understanding this article, I was able to better understand these concepts. The author seems to have been very knowledgeable of the information conveyed in this article.Karl Marx and the Theory of Communism. (n.d.). Retrieved from .This article, written by an unknown author, provides details on Karl Marx and his theory of communism. Basically, Karl Marx identified society as two defining groups: the haves and the have nots. The have nots were the group of people who would constantly be working and never truly obtaining. On the other hand, the haves were the section of society that were rich and wealthy. He believed there was a constant struggle for power among the haves and the have nots.The information is presented in a very direct and informative manner. This article was instrumental in helping me better understand the concept of communism. After reading the article, the readers have a more comprehensive understanding of Karl Marx and the concepts for which he stood. To sum it up, the information presented was instrumental in describing this theory as well as the concepts associated with it.Kempf-Leonard, K., & Morris, N. A. (n.d.). Retrieved July 24, 2012, from -9780195396607-0091.xml.This article presented pertinent information on the Social Control Theory. Thomas Hobbes was an Enlightment thinker who played a major role in this time period and contributed much towards the Social Control Theory. Another contributor, Durkheim, contributed much to this theory as well, including the

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