Annotated Bibliography: is a list of citations to books, articles, and documents. Each citation is followed by a brief, usually about 150 words, descriptive and evaluative paragraph: the annotation. Approximate length of the paper:( 5 pages with two articles per page) (Double space, 12 font)
For your assignment, select one criminological theory from the textbook (Psychoanalytic Theory, Akers Social Learning Theory, Sutherlands Differential Association Theory, Social Bonding Theory, Reiss Control Theory, Hirschis Social Bonding Theory, Gottfredson and Hirschi Self-Control Theory, Labeling Theory, Braithwaites Reintegrative Shaming Theory, Social Disorganization Theory, Mertons Strain Theory, Agnews General Strain Theory, Conflict Theory and Critical Race Theory.
Select 10 articles related to an empirical test of your selected theory. You can locate empirical articles in referred journals in the Library Databases. Write a concise annotation that summarizes the central theme and scope of the selected theory. Include one or more sentences that:
(a) evaluate the authority or background of the author,
(b) comment on the intended audience,
(c) compare or contrast this work with another you have cited, or
(d) explain how this work illuminates your bibliography topic.
Your Annotated Bibliography must contain a minimum of 10 articles and must be APA formatted