Read Chapter 4, write a 400 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 800 word essay that analyzes Travis HirschiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Social Bond Theory (a social control theory).
Reading and Research:
Read Chapter 4. (I will provided book access)
Watch the video of Travis Hirschi being interviewed by a panel of students.
Read Robert AgnewÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s article on testing social control theory.
Agnew, R. (1985). Social Control Theory and Delinquency: A Longitudinal Test.
Criminology, 23(1), 47-61.In a 400 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 800 word essay, address the following:
Identify and briefly describe HirschiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 4 social bonds,
Briefly describe Robert AgnewÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Strain theory,
Present a brief argument in support of either Hirschi or Agnew.
Depending on which theory is supported in item 3 above, how should juvenile justice administrators address juvenile delinquency? What programs might help reduce delinquency?
Note: You do not need a title page, running header, abstract, or reference page.
But provide your full source references at the end.
Use at least 3 sources (Do not use Wikipedia or Study.com. They are not reliable
sources). The textbook can be used as a source.
Write in an academic style. Write in 3rd person.
Do not use the words Ã¢â‚¬Å“I,Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“my,Ã¢â‚¬Â or
This essay isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t about you.
Also, do not use the words Ã¢â‚¬Å“us,Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“we,Ã¢â‚¬Â or Ã¢â‚¬Å“our.Ã¢â‚¬Â
You do not know who the reader
is. You should not speak for the reader.
Avoid relying on the word Ã¢â‚¬Å“youÃ¢â‚¬Â throughout the essay.
Put the focus on the information.