Chap7-SocialProcessTheory

Chap7-SocialProcessTheory - Chapter 7 Social Process...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 7 Social Process Theories: Socialized to Crime
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Socialization and Crime The view that criminality is a function of people’s interactions with various organizations, institutions, and processes in society ALL people, regardless of their race, class, gender or any other characteristic have the potential to become delinquent or criminal. The effects of socialization can be used to explain why certain individuals engage in crime while others don’t, even when background and environmental conditions are the same.
Background image of page 2
Key elements of Socialization Family Relations Parental Efficacy Educational Experience Peer Relations Religious Belief Can reduce criminal inducements with a positive self- image, strong moral values, and support from parents, peers, teachers, and neighbors The more social problems encountered during the socialization process, the greater the likelihood that youths will encounter difficulties as they mature
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Social Learning Theories: Differential Association Theory Edwin Sutherland – crime is a function of a learning process that could affect anyone
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course SOCI 153 at San Jose State.

Page1 / 13

Chap7-SocialProcessTheory - Chapter 7 Social Process...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online