Methods for Reducing Crime & Is Divorce a Social Problem Discussion Paper
Pick a method of reducing crime other than imprisonment, discussed in class or the text. Explain what it is and give your estimate of how effective it is and why.
Pick a theory of crime and/or deviance discussed in class or the text. What kind of crime or deviance does it try to
Is divorce a social problem? Why or why nor or to what extent is it a problem? What can be done to either reduce the divorce rate or to ease the harmful effects of divorce?
Is teen pregnancy a problem? If so, why and to what extent? If not, why not? If so, what should be done to either reduce teen pregnancy (or the problematic part if you have specified) or to make it less problematic?
Is single or unwed parenthood a problem (or, if your answer is ‘sometimes’ then under what circumstances)? Why or why not? What should be done to address this issue?
To what extent is poverty a problem in the U.S.? What should be done to reduce poverty? Why do we have poor people?