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Borchard, Kurt. 2010. “WOULD YOU STEAL $1,000,000? A CLASSROOM EXPERIMENT”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Every year, in my Criminology class I conduct an experiment. When we are beginning to discuss theories (starting with Classical Criminology), I ask the students to take out a blank sheet of paper, and to not write their name on it. I then ask them to respond to the following scenario: Imagine that you have an opportunity to steal $1,000,000. You have a...

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