Theses/Dissertations from 2016
Disinhibition, Violence Exposure, and Delinquency: A Test of How Self-Control Affects the Impact of Exposure to Violence, Wyatt Brown
The Guilty But Mentally Ill Verdict: Assessing the Impact of Informing Jurors of Verdict Consequences, Erin Elizabeth Cotrone
The Relationship between Psychopathic Personality Traits and Lying, Jason A. Dobrow
Delving into the Heart of Victimization Risk: Examining the Interactive Relationship between Demographic Factors and Context, Amy Sheena Eggers
A Power Conflict Approach to Animal Cruelty: Examining How Economic Power Influences the Creation of Animal Cruelty Laws, Leonard J. Genco
The Role of Gender in Self-Control and Intimate Partner Violence, Laura Marie Gulledge
The Restrictive Deterrent Effect of Warning Banners in a Compromised Computer System, Christian Jordan-Michael Howell
Tactics of Sexual Control and Negative Health Outcomes, Anna Elizabeth Kleppe
The Applicability of Criminology to Terrorism Studies: An Exploratory Study of ISIS Supporters in the United States, Amanda Marie Sharp Parker
The Path to Violent Behavior: The Harmful Aftermath of Childhood Trauma, Nicholas Michael Perez
The Effects of Racial Bias on Perceptions of Intimate Partner Violence Scenarios, Batya Yisraela Rubenstein
Theses/Dissertations from 2015
Reel or Reality? The Portrayal of Prostitution in Major Motion Pictures, Raleigh Blasdell
Psychopathy and Perception of Vulnerability, Barbara Joyce Dinkins
Effect of Empathy on Death Penalty Support in Relation to the Racial Divide and Gender Gap, Brian Godcharles
Exploring the Interactive Effects of Social Learning Theory and Psychopathy on Serious Juvenile Delinquency, Brandy Barenna Henderson
Tampa Electric Company's Big Bend Utility Plant in Hillsborough County, Florida: A Case Study, Lynne M. Hodalski-Champagne
Thirty Year Follow-Up of Juvenile Homicide Offenders, Norair Khachatryan
Organized Crime in Insurance Fraud: An Empirical Analysis of Staged Automobile Accident Rings, Chris Longino
The Role of Social Support in the Disclosure and Recovery Process of Rape Victims, Jessica Nicole Mitchell
Evaluating the Social Control of Banking Crimes: An Examination of Anti-Money Laundering Deficiencies and Industry Success, Erin M. Mulligan
Elite Deviance, Organized Crime, and Homicide: A Cross-National Quantitative Analysis, Carol L.s. Trent
An Evaluation of the Utah First District Mental Health Court: Gauging the Efficacy of Diverting Offenders Suffering With Serious Mental Illness, Stephen Guy VanGeem
Rape, Race, and Capital Punishment in North Carolina: A Qualitative Approach to Examining an Enduring Cultural Legacy, Douglas Wholl
Theses/Dissertations from 2014
The Tattoo: A Mark of Subversion, Deviance, or Mainstream Self-Expression?, Jocelyn Camacho
Juvenile and Adult Involvement in Double Parricide and Familicide in the U.S.: An Empirical Analysis of 20 Years of Data, Averi Rebekah Fegadel
Predicting Successful Drug Court Graduation: Exploring Demographic and Psychosocial Factors among Medication-Assisted Drug Court Treatment Clients, Autumn Michelle Frei
Experimentally Evaluating Statistical Patterns of Offending Typology For Burglary: A Replication Study, Lance Edwin Gilmore
Developmental Trajectories of Physical Aggression and Nonaggressive Rule-Breaking among At-risk Males and Females during Late Childhood and Early Adolescence, Eugena Givens
Predicting Fear of Crime using a Multilevel and Multi-Model Approach: A Study in Hillsborough County, Jonathan Maskaly
Public Knowledge and Sentiments about Elite Deviance, Cedric Michel
The Influence of Community Context on Social Control: A Multi-Level Examination of the Relationship between Race/Ethnicity, Drug Offending, and Juvenile Court Outcomes, Jennifer Peck
Theses/Dissertations from 2013
Assessing the Relationship Between Hotspots of Lead and Hotspots of Crime, Kimberly L. Barrett
A Life-Course Approach to Sexual Offending: Examining the Continuity of Juvenile Sexual Offending into Adulthood and Subsequent Patterns of Recidivism, Maude Beaudry-Cyr
Examining the link between self-control and misconduct in a multi-agency sample of police supervisors: A test of two theories, Christopher Matthew Donner
The Impact of Hyperfemininity on Explicit and Implicit Blame Assignment and Police Reporting of Alcohol Facilitated Rape in a Sample of College Women, Sarah Ehlke
Rurality and Intimate Partner Homicide: Exploring the Relationship between Place, Social Structure, and Femicide in North Carolina, Amelia Kirkland
Self-Control, Attitudinal Beliefs, and White-Collar Crime Intentions, Melissa Anne Lugo
Zero Tolerance for Marginal Populations: Examining Neoliberal Social Controls in American Schools, Brian Gregory Sellers
State-Corporate Crime in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Veronica Jane Winters
Theses/Dissertations from 2011
Assessing racial differences in offending trajectories: A life-course view of the race-crime relationship, Michael S. Caudy
Mental Health Courts Effectiveness in Reducing Recidivism and Improving Clinical Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis, Brittany Cross
General Strain Theory and Juvenile Delinquency: A Cross-Cultural Study, Wen-Hsu Lin
General Strain Theory, Race, and Delinquency, Jennifer Peck
Developmental Trajectories of Self-Control: Assessing the Stability Hypothesis, James Vance Ray
Explaining the "Female Victim Effect" in Capital Sentencing Decisions: A Case for Sex-Specific Models of Capital Sentencing Research, Tara N. Richards
A Multilevel Model of Police Corruption: Anomie, Decoupling, and Moral Disengagement, Ruth Zschoche
Theses/Dissertations from 2009
Domestic violence within law enforcement families: The link between traditional police subculture and domestic violence among police, Lindsey Blumenstein
Rape attitudes and beliefs: A replication study, Rhissa Emily Briones
Reel images: Representations of adult male prisons by the film industry, Melissa E. Fenwick
The roles of social bonds, personality, and rational decision-making: An empirical investigation into hirschi's "new" control theory, Jonathan Intravia
Power-control theory: An examination of private and public patriarchy, Jessica Nicole Mitchell
The influence of parental support on antisocial behavior among sixth through eleventh graders, José Ordóñez
A rational choice approach to professional crime using a meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature, Douglas J. Wholl
Theses/Dissertations from 2005
Exploring the role of social support in heterosexual women's use and receipt of non-lethal intimate partner violence, Kathryn A. Branch
County level predictors of homicide and suicide in the state of Florida, Kelly K. Browning
Self-control, gang membership, and victimization: An integrated approach to the risk factors of violent victimization, Kristina Childs
Assessing the issue of arbitrariness in capital sentencing in North Carolina: Are the effects of legally relevant variables racially invariant?, Judith Kavanaugh Earl
The impact of victim-offender familial relationships on capital sentencing outcomes, Katharine D. Evans
All the news thatÌ?s fit to print? media reporting of environmental protection agency penalties assessed against the petroleum refining industry, 1997-2003, Melissa L. Jarrell
The effect of knowledge gain on capital punishment: A partial test of the marshall hypothesis, Alexander Able Savon
Social structure and social learning in delinquency: A test of Akers' social structure-social learning model, Stephen W. Verrill
Differences in frequency and severity of violence for intimate terrorism across genders: A test of Johnson's theory, Shelly Wagers
Strain, personality traits, and deviance among adolescents: Moderating factors, Jennifer J. Wareham
The 15 Best Research Paper Topics About Youth Gangs
Youth gangs are not that difficult to write on but you will need to come up with a good topic to make the paper stand out from the rest. Here is a list of some of the most interesting topics you can work on. The right topic is very important if you want to get good grades. It will be the first thing that the reader will notice and it should be interesting so that the reader may read the rest of the research article.
You will have to base your research paper on a unique topic that has not been covered before. Youth gang is a large subject and you will need something specific to work on. You can explore the different perspectives and angels. The research paper should be well thought off and you cannot expect to write a good write-up on a boring or over explored topic. So select a topic that is both unique and interesting to the reader.
Topics on youth gangs for your research paper:
- The various sub-culture these youth gangs exhibit. How has they evolved over the years and changed from the original idea.
- How much does race or ethnicity play a role in the creation of these youth gangs?
- The role of a female in such gangs. Are they present only for the boys or they actually have some importance?
- The possible ways in which a teenager may get involved in a youth gang.
- The approach of the government in curbing such youth gangs and is it right?
- How is the society responsible for such criminal elements?
- The members in these gangs, do you think they are ever in real risk or just a bunch of bullies sticking together.
- How much influence does the drug cartels have in these gangs.
- How does the gang’s modus operandi change as the number of members keep increasing?
- Why do you think the young people with bright futures join or create such gangs?
- Do you think the leaders of such gangs are charismatic and intelligent? The prodigal son?
- The violence exhibited by such gangs in educational institute and its effect on other students.
- The turf wars between different youth gangs at important cities like New York or Chicago.
- The various signs associated with the different gangs and the message they convey.
- How has the concept of youth gangs and the gangs itself changed over the decades?