Option A: Answer TWO questions. Include an analysis of three articles from the list in each of your answers.
Option B: Answer THREE questions. Include an analysis of two articles from the list in each of your answers.
Which course authors did you like best? Why?
Which course authors did you like least? Why?
Which course topics were the most important? Why?
Your answers must type-written in essay form – 3-4 pages each (6-8 pages total). You are expected to provide direct quotations (at least one for each author). Quotations from secondary sources or versions of the articles from anthologies or sources other than what is provided on Blackboard are not acceptable.
(Proper quotation for the purposes of this assignment: Author and page number. For example, Young argues that ‘Identities carrying with them vocabulary of motive … can unravel more readily across society and space’ (p. 7). Proper citation for the purposes of this assignment: Author, Title, BB (Blackboard), page number range. For example, Young, ‘Voodoo Criminology and the Numbers Game’, BB, pp. 1-45.)
List of Course Authors.
-Durkheim, Rules For the Distinction of the Normal From the Pathological
-Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishment
-Marx, Class Conflict and Law
-Foucault, Discipline and Punish
-Erikson, Notes on the Sociology of Deviance
-Lombroso, The Criminal Man
-Young, Voodoo Criminology
-Federman, Holmes and Jacob, Deconstructing The Psychopath
-Simon, Deviance as History: The Future of a Perversion
-Merton, Social Structure and Anomie
-Rosenfeld and Messner, Crime and the American Dream
-Clarke, Moral Protest, Status Defense and the Anti-Abortion Campaign
-Rouse, Sociologists and American Prohibition
-Lyman, Without Morals or Mores
-Cohen, Delinquent Boys: The Culture of the Gang
-Lianos and Douglas, Dangerization and the End of Deviance
-Heckert and Heckert, Using an Integrated Typology of Deviance to Analyze Ten Common Norms of the U.S. Middle Class