Trajectory Theory: Definition & Examples


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_____ theory states there are multiple pathways to crime.

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1. All are possible trajectories except _____.

2. Psychological trajectories include all but which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about trajectory theory. Answer interactive questions on topics such as a theory regarding multiple pathways to crime and examples of trajectories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these key points:

  • Trajectories that are psychological
  • Delinquent behavior
  • An outcome due to high-risk factors of delinquent behavior

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on trajectory theory
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding trajectory examples
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about delinquent behavior and a result of its high-risk factors

Additional Learning

Use the lesson entitled Trajectory Theory: Definition & Examples for more information on these study topics:

  • Theories about people who become criminals
  • Biological trajectories and social surroundings
  • Patterns of behavior and trajectories that are environmentally-related