Choose at least 3 of the following theories of delinquent behavior, and explain the history of the theory, how the theory applies to juveniles, and the specific behaviors or attitudes that may be considered normal for the offender’s age per the theorists’ conclusions as well as culture or social status.
Theories to choose from include the following:
Social Disorganization Theory
Differential Association Theory
Social Control Theory
Positivism and Rational Choice
Systems Theory and Other Biosocial Theories
Cognitive Theories of Desistance