Discuss the theories developed by Sutherland, Merton, and others and compare and contrast them regarding which would appropriately describe Gotti’s criminal development.

Write a 3 to 5 page paper addressing the following essay questions, making clear connections to the course material and using proper citations

1. John Gotti received more publicity than any previous crime figure. Discuss the theories developed by Sutherland, Merton, and others and compare and contrast them regarding which would appropriately describe Gotti’s criminal development.
2. Jerome Skolnick and his colleagues have distinguished between two gang types. Discuss these types of gangs. What type are the Gangster Disciples? Explain.

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