Pick a famous politician, business leader, or celebrity who has been arrested recently.

1) Please read the Chapter 4, Chapter 7 and Chapter 9 that you find in the textbook for this course.

Based on what you have learned in this unit, complete the assignment below and answer the following questions:

Pick a famous politician, business leader, or celebrity who has been arrested recently.
What crime did he or she allegedly commit?
Who was the victim?
Explain his or her actions from the point of view of one of the major sociological paradigms.
What factors best explain how this person might be punished if convicted of the crime?
2) Briefly acquaint yourself with the Encyclopedia Britannica entry about Thorstein Veblenhttps://www.britannica.com/biography/Thorstein-Veblen

Afterwards read a couple of pages from the following work by this author: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/833/833-h/833-h.htm#link2HCH0001.

Please discuss this reading assignment in light of the reading materials for this unit.

Reference:

Veblen, T. (1934). The theory of the leisure class: An economic study of institutions. New York: Modern library.

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