Final Exam Study Guide

Final Exam Study Guide - Wolfgang & Ferracutis...

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Final Exam: Study Guide **NOTE: This study guide only includes information from the 2 nd exam forward. Your final exam is cumulative. You should also study from the 1 st two exam study guides. Learning theories (and cultural theories) focus on the content of what is derived from the social structure; Cause of the crime is the content of the culture rather than the structure itself Assumptions: Weakened human agency, human as a blank slate, crime as learned behavior Methods of learning Differential Association theory Differential social organization → Culture conflict → Differential association → Criminal behavior Principles of Differential Association Social Learning theory Differential association → Imitation → Differential reinforcements Policy implications of learning theories and cultural theories Walter Miller’s Focal Concerns theory
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Unformatted text preview: Wolfgang & Ferracutis Subculture of Violence theory Andersons Code of the Streets Social expectations Decent vs. Street Code Switching Labeling theory Basic assumptions Primary vs. secondary deviance Reintegrative shaming Defiance theory Developmental theories Static vs. Dynamic Age crime curve Sampson and Laubs Age Graded Theory of Informal Social Control Background structural factors Family context factors Crime Cumulative continuity Turning points Policy implications Moffitts Pathways in the Life Course LCP vs. AL: differences Snares Conflict theory Conflict vs. consensus society Conduct norms Role of power Feminist theory Liberal vs. Radical vs. Marxist-Feminist...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course CCJS 105 taught by Professor Mcgoin during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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