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  1. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material - crj308dotcom

  2. CRJ 308 Entire Course (Ash) CRJ 308 ASH Course Material CRJ 308 Week 1 Assignment Final Case Study Topic and Outline CRJ 308 Week 1 DQ 1 Causes of Criminal Behavior CRJ 308 Week 1 DQ 2 Development of Criminal Behavior For your Final Case Study, due in Week Five, you will explore, in depth, one well-known criminal case. You may select your own case, or select from one of the following: Jeffery McDonald, Andrea Yates, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Aileen CRJ 308 Week 1 Assignment Final Case Study Topic and Outline (Ash)

  3. CRJ 308 Week 1 DQ 1 Causes of Criminal Behavior (Ash) CRJ 308 ASH Course Material Chapter 1 discusses several theoretical perspectives on and explanations for crime causation. After reviewing the various theories and theoretical perspectives, discuss your personal view regarding what causes criminal behavior. Which Some researchers and theorists believe that an interaction of both psychological factors (e.g., biology, personality, and cognitive) and sociological factors can explain criminal behavior. Which psychological and sociological factors do you CRJ 308 Week 1 DQ 2 Development of Criminal Behavior (Ash)

  4. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 1 Journal Psychological and Sociological Influences of Psychopathic Behavior (Ash) Psychological and Sociological Influences of Psychopathic Behavior Review the video, In the Shadow of Feeling, and reflect on the various childhood psychological and sociological influences Personality Disorders and Criminal Behavior Select one of the personality disorders discussed in Chapter 4 (i.e., odd or eccentric personality disorders, dramatic personality disorders, anxious or fearful personality disorders, or antisocial personality disorder) and locate two to three scholarly articles in the Ashford Library that discusses a link between that personality disorder and the development of criminal behavior. CRJ 308 Week 2 Assignment Personality Disorders and Criminal Behavior (Ash)

  5. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 2 DQ 1 A Genetic or Biological Link (Ash) Week 2 DQ1 A Genetic or Biological Link? Considering that factors such as eye color, hair color, facial features, body figures, and personality characteristics are passed down from generation to generation, could criminal behavior or criminal tendencies also be passed down? Compare and contrast the temperament and biological approach and the personality approach with respect to development, causes of behavior, and influences on criminal behavior. Which approach do you feel has more of an influence on developing criminal characteristics? CRJ 308 Week 2 DQ 2 Biological Approach Versus the Personality Approach (Ash)

  6. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 3 Assignment Brain Dysfunction in Criminal Behavior (Ash) Brain Dysfunction in Criminal Behavior Watch the video, The Brain and Violence: Secrets of Your Mind. In your paper, discuss the role that brain damage, abnormalities in brain structure, and disturbances in brain chemistry may play in criminal behavior. Week 3 DQ1 Social Reinforcers and Punishers Gangs and gang violence persist as a significant concern for criminal justice and society at large. Considering the social learning theory and the links to antisocial behavior, describe how social reinforcers and punishers as well as differential associations may be linked to gang involvement and gang-related delinquency. CRJ 308 Week 3 DQ 1 Social Reinforcers and Punishers (Ash)

  7. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 3 DQ 2 What Motivates Offenders to Commit Crime (Ash) Week 3 DQ2 What Motivates Offenders to Commit Crime? Discuss at least three social-cognitive factors that motivate offenders to commit crime. Week 4 DQ1 Id, Ego, and Superego As with personality theories, Freud’s theory and other psychoanalytic theories may be difficult to test and prove in court. Analyze Freud’s theory and discuss the impact that it has on the development of criminal behavior. CRJ 308 Week 4 DQ 1 Id, Ego, and Superego (Ash)

  8. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 4 DQ 2 Humanist and Interactionist Theories (Ash) Week 4 DQ2 Humanist and Interactionist Theories Select two of the humanist and interactionist theories presented in Chapter 8 of the text. Compare and contrast the features of the theories, with respect to the causes and influences of criminal behavior. For more course tutorials visit www.crj308.com CRJ 308 Week 4 Journal Reflection on Theories of Crime CRJ 308 Week 4 Journal Reflection on Theories of Crime (Ash)

  9. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 5 Assignment Final Case Study (Ash) Final Case Study Explore, in depth, one well-known criminal case. You may select your own case, or select from one of the following: Jeffery McDonald, Andrea Yates, Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy, Aileen Wournos, John Wayne Gacy, Philip Markoff (the Craigslist killer), Scott Peterson, Anthony Sowell, or Dennis Rader (BTK strangler). Week 5 DQ1 Traits of a Psychopath Watch The PCL-R Checklist: A measure of evil. Discuss the characteristics and traits of a psychopath and how the PCL-R Checklist can be used to diagnose psychopathy. CRJ 308 Week 5 DQ 1 Traits of a Psychopath (Ash)

  10. CRJ 308 ASH Course Material • CRJ 308 Week 5 DQ 2 Serial, Spree, and Mass Murders (Ash) Week 5 DQ2 Serial, Spree, and Mass Murders Differentiating between serial murders, spree murders, and mass murders can be difficult, as some individuals fit into two or more categories.

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