Conflict criminology and sociology | Criminal homework help

The concept of critical criminology has been prevalent among criminologists for decades. A derivative of Marxist Theory, the primary focus of conflict criminology is the disparities linked to economic, social, and political affiliation. Chapter 8 in your primary textbook and the Karl Marx & conflict theory (Links to an external site.) video discuss social conflict and critical criminology (Siegel, 2015, & CrashCourse, 2017).

In your paper

  • Explain how conflict theory is related to both criminology and sociology using appropriate terminology.
  • Discuss how politics play a role in conflict theory using appropriate terminology.
  • Discuss how politics influence crime rates of the lower class using appropriate terminology.
  • Evaluate various sociological schools of crime causation using appropriate terminology.

Your paper must

  • Be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text and the article being evaluated.
  • Document all sources in APA style as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center.
  • Include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the UAGC Writing Center.