For this weekâ€™s assignment, you will write a 2-3 page essay defending one of the theories for joining a gang. Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. This is worth 60 points, so be thorough and give your best effort.
Trojanowicz (as cited in Delaney, 2013) stated that all delinquency programs used now and in the past are based on one or more of the theories that explain why adolescents become delinquent. Write a 2-3 page paper (not including title and reference pages), including the following:
- Choose and defend one of the biological, psychological, or sociological theories for joining a gang described in the text.
- Explain the theory in detail, providing more specific information and elaborate with original thought.
- To receive full credit for this assignment, provide both the advantages and disadvantages of that theory and why you agree or disagree with it.