Purchase Solution

Crime and delinquency

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

1. Maddan, Walker, and Miller reference studies from the 1950s when they say that "the Gluecks concluded that there is no combination of physical traits and sociological traits which could predict delinquency in an individual." How do such findings support the position of Maddan et al.?

2. What does Barry mean when he says that perhaps it is time for the CIA to be directed by "a professional with a set term that doesn't coincide with presidential elections"? How worthy an idea do you believe this to be?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The expert examines crime and delinquency. What Barry means when he says its time for the CIA to be directed by "a professional with a set term".

Solution Preview

1. This is an accurate portrayal of the lack of evidence supporting some who would propose to use physical traits that typically emanate from racist ideologies or social stigmas to classify certain groups as more prone to criminality. No such evidence exists wherein a person's future criminality can be predicted by the area they live in or the physical characteristics they have in common with others from their racial or ethnic group that have committed crimes. Crime is relative to the laws of nature wherein people make individual decisions ...

Solution provided by:
  • Associates of Arts , Lone Star Community College
  • Bachelor of Science , Sam Houston State University
  • Masters of Science, Kaplan University
  • Masters of Science , Kaplan University
Recent Feedback
  • "Thank you however I have two questions: 1.) where in this passage is the actual problem statement? 2.) if you used references can you please provide them? This is great work and I am so grateful. "
  • "Thank you very much"
  • "excellent analysis"
  • "graet job very helpful"
  • "Thank you, excellent and very detailed."
Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Title VII

This Quiz pertains to the spectrum of Human Rights through Title VII


Do you know your evidence objections? Find out with this quiz!

Criminal Defenses Review

Test your knowledge of the basics of criminal law and defenses with this quiz.

Contract Requirments

How much do you know about the legal requirements for a contract? Find out with this quiz!

Constitutional Law Rights

How much do you know about Constitutional Law Rights? Find out with this quiz!