Unformatted text preview: What controlling forces keep people from committing crime? • Persona l-ethics, morals, guilt, fear of punishment • Social-attachments to social institutions Containment Theory • Without inner or outer containment, you could succumb to external pressures and pulls • Structural problems and delinquent peers. Neutralization Theory • Denial of injury, denial of victim, denial of responsibility • Drift and Subterranean values Social Control • Ties people to society 1) Attachment 2) Commitment 3) Loyalty 4) Involvement 1...
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