Please select ONE of the following prompts to answer in the form writing/essay.
the 1990’s, virtually every category of crime in the United States
exhibited a steady decline in the number of people being arrested. Based
on your knowledge of the sociology of deviance what do you think are
the reasons behind this fact? Please be sure to explain the connections
between your reasons and the decline in the rates of crime.
actions that can be taken to bring about a more equitable society for
older people. In your prescriptions please be sure to explain how they
will help according to sociological theories and principles.
analyze and explain the following statement: “It is the social control
authorities who actually create crime and deviance. Without social
control, crime and deviance are actually impossible.”
your family and analyze them sociologically. How do issues like social
stratification by race, gender, and age fit with your own family? Which
major sociological perspective best explains both the structure of your
family and how it operates and why? (Focus on connecting using the
material we have covered in class in your answer.)
The key points to remember and include in your essay are as follows:
1. answer every part of the prompt.
2. use the sociological perspective in your answer rather than a simple personal response.
3. focus on connecting using the material we have covered in class in your answer.
4. make sure that your answer is using sociology accurately and consistently.
Book: You may ask yourself -Dalton Conley
Chapter 6: Deviance and Crime (I think some of the question above is link to this chapter)
chapter 6 terms: (you can look online too for more info)
Conley ; Chapter 8: Sex and Gender
Conley; Chapter 9: Race and Ethnicity