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SOC 246: Criminology

Research resources and tips for Prof. Matt Caldara's SOC 246: Criminology Class

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Welcome to the SOC 246: Criminology LibGuide for Adelphi University Libraries

Use this guide to locate resources for research in Social Work available to you at Adelphi.

  • Find Articles: Key databases and journals for research in Social Work.
  • Find Books: Search for books and ebooks available at Adelphi.
  • Find Data & Statistics: Selected datasets on topics related to Social Work.
  • Write & Cite: Learn about APA style and RefWorks.
  • Get Help: Helpful tips for research and assistance from the Social Work Librarian.

Research Paper Assignment

For this assignment, you are required to write an evidence-based research paper that documents the nature, cause, and deterrence strategies for a type of crime you identify.  You are required to support your claims with peer-reviewed research, as well as data produced by government documents that explains the rate, place, and victims of this crime.  Please consult your syllabus and in-class handouts for additional and official requirements.

Use the links below to access federal and New York State laws related to crimes 

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