MS -13 Assessment Description

Using the GCU library and other search options, investigate the group MS-13. In 750-1,000 words, relate the following information on MS-13:

1. Summarize the background of MS-13.

2. Describe how social structure or social process theory apply to MS-13 group; if both apply, explain how they apply and if neither applies explain why.

3. Explain how social structure or social process theory can be used to explain why the people committed the crime.

4. Describe how social structure or social process theorists would view this specific case.

5. Explain significant studies used by the theorists and how the studies might apply to understanding the case.

6. Explain which subtheory of social structure and/or social process theory apply to this group and why.

Use two to three scholarly resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Developmental Theory v. Critical Criminology Assessment Description (2)

Find two cases from scholarly sources, one that fits with developmental theory and one that fits with critical criminology; in 500-750 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.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

 

Violent Crime vs. Property Crime (3)

View Table 2.1 in your textbook.

From the list, choose one Part 1 Offense and one Part 2 Offense. Make sure one is a property crime and one is a violent crime.

Look up the statutes for those two crimes in Arizona and, in 500-750 words, discuss the following:

1. Discuss the severity of the violent crime and how it differs from property crime.

2. Discuss how punishment and sentencing standards for the two crimes are different. Are the differences justified? Explain.

Use two to three scholarly resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

White Collar, Political, and Organized Crime Assessment Description (4)

Find a true example of people being arrested for a White Collar crime, a political crime, and a crime committed by someone in organized crime. In 750-1,000 words, explain the following:

1. Briefly describe each of the crimes (who was involved, what the crime was, who the victim was, etc.)

2. Explain the outcome of each case, including the punishment and sentence given for each crime.

3. Explain if you feel the punishments for each of the crime were justified. Were the punishments for any of the crimes not fitting the seriousness of the crime? Why are these three types of crimes punished in the ways they are?

Use three to four scholarly resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

 

Terrorist Organizations Assessment Description (5)

Choose two domestic and two international terrorist organizations from the government lists of terrorist organizations. In 750-1,000 words, describe the following:

1. Describe the ideological foundations of each of the groups.

2. Describe the modus operandi of each group and their most recent acts of terror.

3. Explain how the motivations and tactics differ between the domestic and the international terrorist groups you chose.

Use three to four scholarly resources to support your explanations.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the  LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

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