1. Criminological Theory (20 points)
a. Describe the historical and intellectual background of the theory
b. Describe the theory’s main assumptions/propositions
c. Briefly elaborate on the empirical validity of the theory
2. Criminological Theory and Cybercrime (20 points)
a. Select one specific type of cybercrime that you are interested in exploring
b. Find at least three peer-reviewed research articles focused on the study of that particular cybercrime using the criminological theory you selected as conceptual framework
c. Summarize and evaluate the major findings of the research articles
d. Briefly discuss the limitations of each study
3. Recommendations for Future Research (10 points)
a. Provide recommendations for future
b. How can the understanding of the particular cybercrime you selected be improved by future research?
c. What can future researchers do to in order to further enhance our understanding of that particular cybercrime?