c-12 - FAVORABLE TO LAW VIOLATION OVER DEFINITIONS...

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THE 9 TENETS OF DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION! CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR IS LEARNED. . . Not inborn, nor predetermined. Anyone can learn. . . . IN INTERACTIONS WITH OTHERS , IN A PROCESS OF COMMUNICATION Includes gestures. Verbal interactions. LEARNING OCCURS WITHIN INTIMATE PERSONAL GROUPS Work environments Peer networks Media plays little role LEARNING INCLUDES: Techniques Motives Drives Rationalizations Attitudes SPECIFIC DIRECTION OF MOTIVES, DRIVES, ETC. IS LEARNED FROM DEFINITIONS OF LEGAL CODES AS FAVORABLE OR UNFAVORABLE. ONE ENGAGES IN CRIME BECAUSE OF AN EXCESS OF DEFINITIONS
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Unformatted text preview: FAVORABLE TO LAW VIOLATION OVER DEFINITIONS UNFAVORABLE TO LAW-BREAKING. This is the principle of "differential association." DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION MAY VARY IN FREQUENCY, DURATION, PRIORITY, AND INTENSITY. Accounts for rates and life-cycle of offending. LEARNING CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR INVOLVES ALL THE MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN ANY OTHER LEARNING. WHILE CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR IS AN EXPRESSION OF GENERAL NEEDS AND VALUES, IT IS NOT EXPLAINED BY THOSE GENERAL NEEDS AND VALUES, SINCE NONCRIMINAL BEHAVIOR IS AN EXPRESSION OF THE SAME NEEDS AND VALUES....
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