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Social Control and Labelling Theories of Crime
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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC307H5
Professor
Reza Barmaki
Semester
Summer

Description
SOC307rdAug 3Social Control and Labelling Theories of CrimeTransmission of Culture Learning TheoryEdwin Sutherlanddifferential association through interaction with others individuals learnt the values attitudes techniques and motives for criminal behaviouraccording to Sutherlandocrime occurs when learned criminal values override mainstream valueslearning comes from interactional factors effecting degree of learned valuesofrequencyhow many timesodurationhow longopriorityearly associationsointensitystrengthSocial Learning Theorypeople learn in 2 waysoimitationobserving and learning otherssignificant otherspeople that are important to us and we look up to themhierarchiesooperant conditioningrewardpunishmentYouth Groups and Deviancesmall intimate groupsample opportunity for learning devianceoften reward deviant behaviourTV Violence and Childrenaggressiondesensitizationgain tolerancefearviolence asosexyocoolomanlySocial Control ParadigmWhy dont the majority of people commit crimeWhy do people conform to social orderwhy do the majority of people that have problems not commit crimeFundamental Assumptionsanyone can commit crimemotives for delinquency are diverseoaddiction rage excitement jealousythere is no one or few dominant motivesconcentrating on motive is useless
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