STUDY GUIDE I
A. Theories, Research, and Data
1. Briefly describe the difference between quantitative and qualitative analyses especially their
respective research questions and goals. In researc
KNOWLEDGE CHECK 1 KEY
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Chapter 15: School 1. What types of school experiences contribute to delinquency (there are seven)? 2. The association between school experiences and delinquency does not necessarily mean that school experiences cause delinquency. Why? 3. Why do some juve
Writing Tips SIMPLE FORMAT FOR A PERSUASIVE ARGUMENT PAPER Introduction: Say what you are going to say. What is the topic, why is it important, and what claims have been made about the topic? This is foreshadowing for the reader and helps with comprehensi
Test Taking/Study Tips This handout contains additional information about the exams. Although there is some basic information about the format of exams, my main reason for providing this handout is to help you avoid some of the common mistakes students ma
Chapter 7 1. 2. Other than prior delinquency, what is the best predictor of delinquent behavior? What are the three key mechanisms by which people learn delinquency?
3. What is differential reinforcement? 4. What is positive reinforcement? What is negativ
1. What are the three major ways of measuring delinquency?
2. What is an official statistic? What are some examples of official statistics? What is the most commonly used official statistic?
3. What are the three sections of the Uniform Crime Re
1. What is delinquency?
2. What are status offenses? What are the most common status offenses?
3. Why have status offense laws been criticized (three reasons)?
4. How did most states respond to these criticisms (four responses)?
5. What are the
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY (SOC 421)
Instructor: Scott A. Desmond E-Mail: [email protected] Teaching Assistant: A.J. Washburn E-Mail: [email protected] General Course Objectives
Office: 322A Stone Hall Office Hours: T/TH 12:00-1:00 or by appointment Offic