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Lecture 6

Lecture 6 - Social Learning Theory .pdf

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Simon Fraser University
CRIM 104
Barry Cartwright

The Chronological Progression Akers social learning theory 1973BurgessAkers differential association reinforcement theory 1966SkyesMatzas techniques of neutralization 1957Skinners operant conditioning 1953Sutherlands differential association theory 1942 Differential Association Introduced by Edwin Sutherland Was a professor at University of Chicago for ve years Rejected notion that crime was caused by criminal type or psychopathologySaid criminal behaviour was learned and that it was the social context that contributed to criminal behaviour Nine Propositions of Differential Association Criminal behaviour is learnedLearned in a process of interaction with others symbolic interactionismPrincipal part of learning occurs within intimate personal groups Learning include a techniques of committing crime and b motives rationalizations and attitudes Learned denitions of legal codes as favorable or unfavorable Become delinquent through excess of denitions favorable to criminal activity Differential associations may differ in intensity duration and frequency over timeInvolves same mechanisms as other types of learning Needs and values much the same for delinquents and nondelinquents Operant Conditioning BF Skinner The Skinner Box Set out principles of operant cond
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