Unformatted text preview: • Differential Association and Learning Theories Walter Miller: Lower Class Subculture (view as html ) • Distinctively different from middle class. • Lack of male role models. • Serial monogamy. • Alienates male children==>peer group (gang) formation. • Centered around their own set of values and norms: Focal Concerns. 1. Trouble 2. Toughness 3. Excitement 4. Smartness 5. Fate 6. Autonomy...
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, lower class subculture, subcultural theories, Differential Association and Learning Theories, Law norms