(solved) Assignment on Criminology

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CRIMINOLOGY1
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3PROJECT 2 A: CRIME EVENT.....................................................................................................3PROJECT 2 B: CRITICAL ANALYSIS.........................................................................................5Critically analyzing biological / psychological theory of criminology..................................5CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................82
INTRODUCTIONCriminology implies for the scientific study of crime that helps in assessing causes,responses by law enforcement and prevention methods. Further, criminology may be served assub-group of sociology which in turn helps in analyzing reasons take place behind crime.Sociological theories of criminology believe that society has greater influence on individuals andencourage them to become a criminal. Specifically three theories that sociological frameworkincludes such as structure, process or learning and conflict. The present report is based on thenews published by ‘The Guardian’ related to sexual assault on women in Australia in Christmasevening. In this, report will shed light on the theories and sub-theories related to the concernednews. Besides this, report also depicts strengths and weaknesses of theories considered for the Gpurpose of evaluation.PROJECT 2 A: CRIME EVENTSynopsis of critical eventIn Australia, a woman was sexually assaulted by group of young people while walking inNorth Rockhampton. Article presented clearly exhibits that at 6.50 pm, near Frenchvilleintersection of French Aver women was failed to recognize three males who were initially setupon around her (Smith, 2018). Victim provided police with detailed description regarding threeindigenous male suspects whose age was fallen within 17-19 years. However, no visible injurieswere sustained by victim, although medical treatment done after such offence (About GuardianAustralia,2018). Thus, after the occurrence of gang’s sex attack on women, Christmas day, inNorth Rocky Crime stoppers or local police had encouraged individuals to be vigilant whenencountering group of people.Causes of incident from theoretical perspectiveSociological theories are highly significant which in turn describes best describes causestakes place behind such gang’s sexual assault on woman. In the context of above depictedsituation, there are mainly two theories that highly applicable on gang’s sexual assault occurredon Christmas night such as social process and theory.Social process theory: Such theoretical aspect presents the manner in which individuallearns through interacting with other people. Social process theory of criminology focuses ondefining the manner in which people interpret and defines their reality considering the concept of3
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