012w10d1 - My Name is Earl Write down the sequence of steps...

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My Name is Earl Write down the sequence of steps that lead to Glen becoming a chronic criminal. Which step do you think is most important? Why? What could have prevented Glen’s career as a criminal?
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Today’s Objectives Understand the roots of social reaction theories Understand how labeling theories define crime Define the steps in the labeling process Discuss research and policy implications
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The Rise of Social Reaction Theories The turbulent 1960’s and 1970’s The perceived failure of rehabilitation and the War on Poverty Rising Mistrust of Government The Vietnam War • Watergate Radicalism in Social Movements Civil Rights and Black Power Movements • Women’s Rights and Radical Feminism The Rejection of Capitalism All eyes focused on the System as a whole and the people who were thought to govern it.
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Labeling Theory Deviance (and crime) are the result of audiences’ reactions to behavior, not the behavior itself. Labels given to us by powerful others (such
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