Assignment consists of two main items, with four sub-items each, about routine activity theory and strain theory. Please note the specific requirement for each response. You should write your answers in complete sentences and write at least a paragraph for each question. If you struggle with answering the questions, review the learning activities for this Assignment.

  1. Provide an overview of routine activity theory and address the following points:
    1. History of the theory
    2. Key elements or tenets of the theory
    3. Provide a crime/criminal example that illustrates the elements of this theory and identify how this theory explains this crime/criminal.
    4. One of the main purposes of a criminological theory is to inform a crime prevention policy/program/practice. Identify a current crime prevention policy/program/practice that is based on routine activity theory, OR, present an idea for a crime prevention policy/program/practice AND explain how it represents routine activity theory.
  2. Provide an overview of strain theory and addressing the following points:
    1. History of the theory.
    2. Key elements or tenets of the theory.
    3. Provide a crime/criminal example that illustrates the elements of this theory and identify how this theory explains this crime/criminal.
    4. One of the main purposes of a criminological theory is to inform a crime prevention policy/program/practice. Identify a current crime prevention policy/program/practice that is based on routine activity theory, OR, present an idea for a crime prevention policy/program/practice AND explain how it represents strain theory.
 
 
 

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