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Unformatted text preview: people have an unusually high access to illegitimate opportunities to engage in robbery, theft, drug dealing, etc. Interactionist Perspective: Labeling Theory Henslin (2004:144) argues that labeling theory focuses in the names and reputations of names or reputations given to people when they engage in certain types of behavior. Kendall (1998:196)argues that "delinquents and criminals are people who have been successfully labeled as such by others ."...
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