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. Using TWO contrasting criminological perspectives ClassicismControl Theory and Positivism-Biological Positivism consider their usefulness or otherwise in explaining Assault as an offense
. The objective of this task to demonstrate the understanding of the chosen perspectives (not the offence). This will require an examination of the chosen perspectives principles and claims. the aim should therefore be to review and evaluate the applicability of each perspective identified the offences in directing how it may/may not help our understanding of the causes for that offence.
. THE EMPHASIS SHOULD BE ON THE UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF EACH THEORY RATHER THAN THE PARTICULARITIES OF EACH OFFENCE.
. There is therefore no need to research or offer lengthy (if any) comment on the particular offence itself since the unit and this essay is primarily concerned with offering an examination of the key principles and advocates of the selected theories (not the offence).