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HSA 545 Assignment 1: A Legal and Ethical Dilemma

Deciding to place a loved one into a long-term care facility can be extremely difficult. Even more difficult is the thought of your loved one’s rights being violated while in long-term care. Patient healthcare rights are not as clearly defined as one would expect, and there are long-term care and other healthcare facilities that create their own sets of patient rights. However, there are also certain indisputable rights afforded to patients across the board.

Social Control Theory

Discuss the different elements of Travis Hirschi's social bond theory. Be sure to identify factors that affect each of these “key bonds” (attachment, commitment, involvement, and belief). For example, for attachment, describe the importance of family and social group members who transmit either anti/pro-social behavior. Also explain how those bonds improve either resistance or acceptance of law violating behavior.

CJ 340 Assignment 2: Video Analyses

Noble cause corruption follows the teleological model of ethics. The approach emphasizes “good ends” and is a product of police officer “overinvestment” in their work. Police officers believe that in foregoing established legal procedures they will more effectively remove criminals from the street and protect the public from harm. Examples of cause corruption include falsifying reports, planting or the fabrication of evidence, and/or exceeding or abusing lawful authority. In doing so, police officers believe that a desirable ends in achieved (Martinelli, 2006).

Trait Theories

If crime, violence, or deviance were proven to be caused by one or more of the biological or psychological theories discussed within this unit's reading on trait theories, what impact would this have on the criminal justice system? Include at least one theory or concept from the chapter on trait theories to support your response.

CJ102: Criminology Unit 4 Worksheet

Student Name: _____________________________________
After completing the readings, answer the following questions:

1.    Identify major crime trends and patterns.

2.    What crimes are included under the UCR?

3.    How do you calculate the crime rate?

4.    Compare the UCR, NCVS, and self-report survey.

5.    What are crime trends?

Experimental Designs verses Non-experimental Designs

Go to the online library and read the following study by Cynthia Lum and Sue-Ming Yang about research design choice:

Lum, C. & Yang, S. M. (2005). Why do evaluation researchers in crime and justice choose non-experimental methods? Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1 (2), 1916-213.

Describe the three major types of research design. What are some of the reasons researchers might choose one design over another? How might research design relate to a study’s validity, reliability, and generalizability?