Critically evaluate positivists’ explanation for understanding youth crime
This is my assessment paper for a Criminology module for my Master Degree.
‘Critically evaluate positivists’ explanation for understanding youth crime’. Word limit is 2500 and you can go under or
beyond by 10%. The paper should have no less than 10 references and they should come from different sources (textbooks,
The essential readings for this course are as follows:
Goldson, B. and Muncie, J. (2006) Youth Crime and Justice London, Sage.
Muncie, J. (2009) Youth and Crime, (third edition), London: Sage.
Muncie, J., Hughes, G., and McLaughlin, E. (2002) Youth Justice: Critical Readings, London: Sage.
Taylor, W., Earle, R., and Hester, R. (2010) Youth Justice Handbook: Theory, Policy and Practice Willan Publishing and
The Open University: Cullompton