Self-Control Theory of Crime Evaluation

Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper comparing conflict theory to social control theory. In your opinion, which theory does a better job of addressing the occurrence of crime in contemporary American society? Include the following:

  • An evaluation of the effects of positive and negative reinforcement on crime in both theoretical frames
  • Specific examples which support your findings

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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