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Regional Cultures of Violence Cultural Deviance Theory
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Subculture -- A segment of society that shares a distinctive pattern of norms and values that differ from the pattern of the larger society. Cultural transmission -(sub) cultural values are handed down from one generation to the next
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Social Disorganization Theory Shaw and McKay Transitional neighborhoods- poverty ridden areas which suffer high rates of population turnover and are incapable of inducing residents to remain and defend the neighborhoods against criminal groups Breakdown of neighborhood culture and organization Concentric Zones
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Subculture of Violence Wolfgang and Ferricuti coined the term violence has become legitimized by custom and norms Violence is appropriate and acceptable behavior An offended individual seeks reparations through violent means Loss of low-skilled jobs in cities
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Gang Membership and Violence Gang membership is a common subculture of violence Members often own guns and associate with other gun
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2010 for the course SOCL 2025 taught by Professor Jueng during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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