Theory Critique In a research paper you are required to discuss if certain theories explain the source of gang violence

Theory Critique
In a research paper, you are required to discuss if certain theories explain the source of gang violence in the United States. Specifically, your paper should clearly identify the existence of gang violence in relation to one specific theory. Examples of such may include the following theories of victimization:
Von Hentig’s Theory of Victimization
Mendelohn’s theory of Victimization
Routine Activities
Lifestyle Exposure theory of Victimization
Be sure to provide research evidence and statistical data(i.e. government reports, etc) to support the credibility of the chosen theory. Further, you are required to thoroughly discuss the assumptions of the selected theory. This will include the review of existing literature.
Requirements:
(1). APA format (including cover sheet and abstract)
(2). The paper should be a minimum of
3 typed written pages (not including cover sheet, abstract and reference page)
(3). Include at 2 peer-reviewed articles
(4). Clearly identify the underlying assumptions of the selected theory.
(5). Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the selected theory
(6). Discuss the policy implications associated with the selected theory.

 

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