Sociology Essay | Sociological Theories

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Sociological Theories

Summary: Examines Sociological Theroies as applied to three events, the Martha Stewart conviction, the Terry Nichols case, and the John Muhamad case. Describes how a blue-collar crime, a federal crime, and a serial killer are all grouped and brought together by similar rationalization and motivation.
Event 1- Martha Stewart Stock Conviction

Martha Stewart was recently convicted for the illegal selling of stock. Officially convicted of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and making two false counts to investigators she is looking at a lengthy sentence. We can analyze her situation through five different theoretical perspectives. Focusing on the sociological, but also with attention to the psychological and biological we can look at her situation in numerous ways.

First, from the biological perspective we can treat it as an evolutionary theory. While this may seem like a stretch, none of the others seems to fit, as she has no known deficiencies or imbalances (Neurological), and given her cooking background we can probably safely rule out biochemical theory. In addition, since we know of no family history we can rule out genetic. Even still, the evolutionary theory remains a stretch, because there's no real evidence to support...

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