Submit a 5-7 page research paper, EXCLUDING cover and reference pages, discussing or applying one or more of the theories discussed during this course. Please use 12 point font, double spaced. If you follow these instructions, you do not need to "count the number of words". You may use any of the topics listed on the syllabus those listed below. You are required to relate your subject matter/topic to one or more of the theories discussed in this class. APA FORMAT 6th Edition In completing your research paper, you are to use their critical thinking skills to: Raise vital questions and problems regarding the theory or subject matter, formulating them clearly and precisely in the thesis/abstract; Gather and assess relevant information pertaining to the topic (s),to come to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions as to the why the theory or theories relevant meet the criteria and standards; Apply theories to real world situations using your practical experience Think open minded about the theory or topic being discussed and the application/impact of your topic,discuss and assess, your assumptions, implications, and practical applications of your topic Some additional topics areas: Cycle of Violence Hypothesis Victimization Theories The Lifestyle Theories Kansas City Experiment William Sheldon's' Developmental Theory Principles of Differential Association Differential Association Theory Primary and Secondary Deviance The Social Theories of Crime Theories Include: Control Theory Labeling Theory Conflict Theory Feminist Theory Must be Less that 25% borrowed work even with citations. Must have APA style reference page for each borrowed idea or thought cited in the paper. Must be VERY PROFICIENT in American English. I will deny your response if I have to translate it. I should be able to read it as though you were an American born scholor.