300 words each or more with at least 2 references
Why in the 1920s and 1930s, particularly in the city of Chicago, did the notion of blaming “the city” for the nation’s crime problem become a dominant explanation (theory) for the causation of crime and criminal behavior?
Which of the two theories – Chicago School of criminology and social disorganization or the Anomie and Strain Theory — do you feel better explains the cause of criminal behavior? Explain and support your choice by including citations and references in your post.
This is the book if it helps.
Lilly, J.R., Cullen, F.T., & Ball. R. A. (2015). Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences (6th edition). Thousand Oaks, CA. Sage Publications.