Find two cases from scholarly sources, one that fits with developmental theory and one that fits with critical criminology; in 1200 words, explain the following:
1. Explain how each of the cases you chose fit with the associated theories.
2. Explain how principle theorists from the two theories would view the cases you chose.
3. Explain how significant studies from those theorists relate to the cases chosen.
Use three to five scholarly resources to support your explanations.
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Please see reading Assignments:
1.Read Chapter 11 and 13 in Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It?
2.Watch “Mind of a Rampage Killer” [Video file] In Films on Demand (2013).
3.Read “Age and the Explanation of Crime, Revisited” by Sweeten, Piquero, & Steinberg, from the Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2013).
4.Read “On the Evolutionary Origins of Life-Course Persistent Offending: A Theoretical Scaffold for Moffitt’s Developmental Taxonomy,” by Boutwell, Barnes, Deaton, & Beaver, from Journal of Theoretical Biology (2013).
5.Read “What Sort of Future for Critical Criminology?” by Hil & Robertson, from Crime Law and Social Change (2003).