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nov23 Social Control

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC212H1
Professor
Nathan Innocente
Semester
Fall

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soc212 SOCIAL CONTROL hobbes we are bad people innatelywe will always act in our best interestunless theres something stopping us the law premise motivation for breaking law is unimportant they focus on the reasons on people dont break the law why do people conform and dont deviatethere are 2 basic approachessociological control approach focuses on how people are selfish and deals with peoples stakes in conformity situational control understanding how people react to opportunities to crime ie if you take someones opportunity away they wont commit crime4 basic tenets1value consensus in societypeople generally share the same normsaspiriations every one understands the rules starting out2laws are created to benefit the majority of the citizensmost laws benefit most people 3humans are naturally
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