Unformatted text preview: 2 central components to theory : 1. Content: what one learns--techniques, motives, etc. 2. Process: how one learns--the manner in which content is learned. The process is the same for all--however, the content may be different. Problems 1. What accounts for the origins of crime, or situations which lead to dissatisfaction with the law? Answer : social disorganization and culture conflict. 2. Terms difficult to test. 3. What associations must one have to learn crime? Not necessary to associate with criminals. Absence of favorable definitions may foster crime....
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- Winter '09
- Social Learning Theory, strain theory, Edwin H. Sutherland