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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 2416
Professor
B.Cartwright
Semester
Summer

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CULTURAL DEVIANCE THEORY  Viewed crime as a product of a distinct lower class culture  Culture encourages deviance by emphasizing toughness, excitement, anti-authoritarian attitudes (school is bad, don’t respect teacher/parents)  Creates delinquent sub-cultures. o E.g., “Subculture of Violence’: “code of the street” AKERS-SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY  Extended Sutherland’s differential association  Attempted to specify "mechanisms" and “processes” of criminal learning  Talked about rewards and punishments – “differential social r
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