The Critical Theories of Criminology: Overview & Features


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What type of crime should be the focus according to left realism?

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1. _____ _____ theory focuses on parenting styles and how boys versus girls are raised.

2. Which theory focuses on explaining why women are victims of crime?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Passing these assessments requires knowledge of various theories related to criminology. You must also be aware of different related types of crime.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on the following:

  • Factors examined by critical theory perspective
  • Crimes committed by minors
  • Theory that focuses on parenting style

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on criminology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the theory that focuses on why women are victims of crime
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what left realism thinks should be the focus

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of criminology by completing this lesson, The Critical Theories of Criminology: Overview & Features. The following is covered in the lesson:

  • Distinguish between different theories
  • Understand the basis of each theory
  • Review the function of critical criminology