Conflict Criminology and Sociology

 Description The concept of critical criminology has been prevalent among criminologists for decades. A derivative of Marxist Theory, the primary focus of conflict criminology is the disparities linked to economic, social, and political affiliation. Chapter 8 in your primary textbook and the Karl Marx & conflict theory (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. video discuss social conflict and critical criminology (Siegel, 2015, & CrashCourse, 2017). In your paper Explain how conflict theory is related to both criminology and sociology using appropriate terminology. Discuss how politics play a role in conflict theory using appropriate terminology. Discuss how politics influence crime rates of the lower class using appropriate terminology. Evaluate various sociological schools of crime causation using appropriate terminology.