There are many theories that try to explain deviant behavior. However, some theories are outdated and were created when the field of criminal justice was still a relatively new social science. For this assignment, write a 4- to 5-page report in a Microsoft Word document on two theories of deviant behavior discussed during this week’s reading that represent today’s changing trends. Explain how they are fitting with some specific examples.
Divergent Responses to Deviant Behavior
In addition, examine three theories that may be considered outdated—Shelton’s Theory of Body Types, Lombroso’s Theory, and Y Chromosome Theory—and explain why they have been discredited.