How should a pedophile be treated in the justice system? Use scholarly resources to support explanations.

622 DQ 1

Assessment Description

Sexual deviance, oftentimes, may be considered odd by our society, but being considered odd does not necessarily equal criminality. Should we consider sexual deviance to be more of a social- or justice-related issue? Use scholarly resources to support explanations.

622 DQ 2

Assessment Description

Some forms of sexual deviancy are considered criminal, such as pedophilia. Is this form of sexual deviance driven more from psychological or physical desire? Can such pedophilia be properly treated? How should a pedophile be treated in the justice system? Use scholarly resources to support explanations.

 

Reading Assignment

1. Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approach

Read Chapters 12 and 13 in Criminal Behavior: A Psychological Approach.

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2. Single-Victim and Serial Sexual Homicide Offenders: Differences in Crime, Paraphilias, and Personality Traits

Read “Single-Victim and Serial Sexual Homicide Offenders: Differences in Crime, Paraphilias and Personality Traits,” by Chan, B

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