Do we operate with ‘pure,’ or ‘partial,’ rationality?
Describe Lawrence Cohen and Marcus Felson’s Routine Activities Theory. What are the main components of this theory (motivated offenders/suitable target(s) (lack of a) capable guardian)? Is this a theory of crime, or a theory of criminal victimization?
What do Cohen and Felson argue about American life since World War II, and how has this affected criminal activity?