Unformatted text preview: Albert Cohen (Cohen 1955) in a work called Delinquent Boys, Corhen argues that delinquent behavior results from individuals acquiring (through the socialization process) a set of norms and values which encourage and condone delinquent behavior. These norms and values are part of the delinquent subculture. Edwin H. Sutherland (Sutherland 1950). Sutherland is noted for developing the concept of "differential association." Summary of Differential Association The likelihood that an individual will engage in Delinquent Behavior is directly related to the degree and frequency with which that individual associates with other individuals who engage in Delinquent Behavior....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, delinquent behavior, delinquent subculture, Delinquent Boys, Delinquent Areas