Lassical and Neoclasical Theories and Criminology

Review chapter 3 in the course text, Criminology Today.
Pay particular attention to the central concepts of classical and neoclassical theory and thought. Think about how classical and neoclassical theory and thought would approach criminology both in the past and the present.
Consider the influence of classical and neoclassical thought of contemporary criminology.
Briefly describe one central view of classical criminology theory that applies to contemporary criminology and why. Be specific. Explain whether this theory supports a Social responsibilityperspective and why. Be specific and use examples.
Briefly explain one central view of neoclassical criminology theory that applies to contemporary criminology and why. Explain whether this theory supports a Social problemsor Social responsibilityperspective and why. Be specific and use examples.
Explain one limitation of each theory as they relate to crime and crime control today. Be specific.
Support the assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. Please provide a reference list for all resources used.