(17) Religion, Work, Mass Media, Drugs

(17) Religion, Work, Mass Media, Drugs - Agnew (17) 1....

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Religion
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Why Religion MIGHT reduce 1. increases external and internal controls, stake in conformity, and internal control l 2. increases exposure to conventional models, teach conventional beliefs, and reinforce conformity l 3. reduces strain and provide social support l 4. reduces likelihood of being labeled delinquent
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DOES religion impact Empirical data indicate religion slightly reduces delinquency l 1. especially for “victimless crimes” like alcohol and marijuana use l 2. part of association due to third variables, including low self-control, parental attachment, and parental supervision l 3. effect partly indirect through peer associations l Why religion affects victimless crimes more than serious crimes l 1. serious crimes condemned by both religious and nonreligious individuals and groups
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Work
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How does work affect work might reduce delinquency l 1. reduce monetary strain l 2. increase control and provide stake in conformity l 3. reduce social learning of crime l 4. often reduces crime among adults l Empirical data indicate work slightly increases delinquency l 1. relationship strongest for drug/alcohol use and minor delinquency l 2. association found when adolescents work long hours in menial jobs
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How does work increase 1. increases strain l a. often poor working conditions with long hours l b. work demands are combined with family, school, and social demands l 2. more likely to have money for drugs/alcohol l 3. reduces certain forms of control
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2008 for the course CRJU 360 taught by Professor Spencer during the Summer '08 term at Northeastern.

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