Key Assignment Revision

Jim, from the Phase 4 Key Assignment, has decided to stay in the 21st century. He has not been able to stay out of trouble and has broken into 2 homes and stolen the following items:

  • The keys to a new car
  • Five hundred dollars in cash
  • An expensive watch

Again, he has come to the attention of the juvenile justice system. In this court, there are 2 opposing factors. The first factor depends upon a purely psychological view. The second factor depends upon a purely sociological view. These 2 factors will argue in court why he fits their reasoning of why he committed the crime.

Assignment Guidelines

  • Based on instructor feedback and peer review, revise your Phase 4 Key Assignment accordingly.
  • Next, add to your Key Assignment by addressing the following questions in 500–750 words:
    • How would the psychological theory explain Jim’s behavior? Explain.
    • How would the sociological theory explain Jim’s behavior? Explain.
    • How would Jim be treated under the psychological theory? Explain.
    • How would he be treated under the sociological theory? Explain.
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.