Social Control

Social Control: Analyze forms of social control and their relationships to society and criminal justice.

 

Written Response Submission Form

 

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Instructions

Write your responses where it reads “Enter your response here.” Write as much, as needed, to satisfy the requirements indicated. Each item contains the Rubric, which will be used to evaluate your responses.

 

 

Item 1

 

Describe social control theory, to include the following as part of your description:

A. 2–3 examples of social control

B. 2–3 systems of social control

C. 2–3 agents of social control

Your response should be 200–250 words in length.

Your Response

Enter your response here.

Rubric

 

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Not Present

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Needs Improvement

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Meets Expectations

Social Control Theories
Describe social control theory, to include the following as part of your description:

A. 2–3 examples of social control

B. 2–3 systems of social control

C. 2–3 agents of social control

LO1: Describe social control theories

Response is not present. The response does not completely or accurately describe social control theory. The response does not provide the required 2–3 examples, systems, or agents of social control. The response completely and accurately describes social control theory. The response provides 2–3 accurate examples, systems, and agents of social control.

 

Item 2

Choose two pairs of social control and compare the forms of social control within each pair:

A. Direct vs. indirect

B. Positive vs. negative

C. Conscious vs. unconscious

D. Formal vs. informal

E. Real vs. artificial

Your response should be 300 words in length.

Your Response

Enter your response here.

Rubric

 

  0

Not Present

1

Needs Improvement

2

Meets Expectations

Social Control Theories
Choose two pairs of social control and compare the forms of social control within each pair:

 

A. Direct vs. indirect

B. Positive vs. negative

C. Conscious vs. unconscious

D. Formal vs. informal

E. Real vs. artificial

LO2: Compare forms of social control

Response is not present. The response does not accurately or completely compare forms of social control and/or does not accurately or completely address that comparison within each pair. The response accurately and fully compares forms of social control and completely addresses that comparison within each pair.

 

 

Item 3

 

Respond to the following:

A. Identify a current event that relates to the topic of social control of crime.

B. Analyze the degree to which social media affects social control in the current event.

C. Explain whether it is ethical and/or practical to attempt to mitigate the effect of social media on social control.

D. Explain whether mitigating the effect of social media on social control could change the outcome of the current event.

Your response should be 300–600 words.