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Lecture 15

SOCI 421 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Process Variable, Differential Association


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOCI 421
Professor
Tamara Humphrey
Lecture
15

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Mentioned, but the relationship was not investigated
Glueck data did not examine role of school or peer groups
Impact of siblings on delinquency often not considered
Intro
Goal: Identify effects of school processes, peer attachment, and sibling
attachment independent of structural background or individual dispositions
Structural factors school attachment delinquency
Structural factors school processes
Important socialization
School = x
Delinquency = y
Evidence of a negative relationship between school attachment
(performance) and delinquency
School and Delinquency
Differential association theory: peers have a causual effect
Self selection: Birds of a feather
Link between peer dlinquency and one's own delinquency
Should have an even stronger impact if differential association is
correct
Impact of sibling
Role of Structural backgrounds
Coefficient interpretation
Theoretical Model: Figure 5.1
Theoretical Connection
Conclude with analysis of all social process variables
Evidence of continuance of anti-social behaviors
Full Model
School process variables do not mediate strucutral background factors to
the same extent that family process variables do
Conclusion
(15) School, Peers, Siblings
Wednesday,* March*2,*2016
11:25*AM
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