Compare and contrast two theories that offer differing explanations of criminal theory. The 2 Theories will be “Labeling Theory and Rational Choice Theory.”
1. Provide a brief explanation of each theory and its basic concepts.
2. Explain any common themes found between the two theories and how they relate to criminal behavior.
3. Explain how the two theories diverge in their explanations of criminal behavior.
4. Analyze these differences and determine which theory is better at explaining criminal behavior.
Your paper must be at least 3-4 pages in length with at least 5 references.