What causes criminality or deviance, according to Freud? What role does the ‘unconscious’ play? What is ‘repression,’ or a ‘reaction formation’?
What is the purpose of psychoanalysis? How can psychoanalytic theory be tested?
Can psychoanalytic theory be applied as a kind of policy or treatment to lessen criminal activity?
How do sociologists view psychological and psychoanalytic theories? What questions might sociologists ask of such theories?