nov. 8, 2007

Nov 8 2007 - Deviant associations Peers o Require mutual participation of others o Shared participation Only need a minimal participation o Minimal

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Deviant associations: Peers o Require mutual participation of others o Shared participation Only need a minimal participation o Minimal division of labor o Cooperation o Youth gangs and illict markets o Connections o Informal and egalitarian Not formally structured, not hierarchal Deviant assocaiations: Crews o Elaborate division of labor Role specialization People who have skills (crack a safe, cat burglars…) People who have connections Big thing to do is theft and smuggling Specialization Teams More efficient The relationship within a crew is more like a crew Size 3-12 people (number in crew) o Over 12 is too many When working alone it’s harder Can pull a bigger heist with a crew When the crew is bigger it means it will be more profitable Division of authority Boss: deciding how to divide up profits, make sure everything runs smoothly, discipline those that disturb the plan Rules/Discipline Boss has to hire the crew
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOCY 1004 taught by Professor Adler during the Fall '05 term at Colorado.

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Nov 8 2007 - Deviant associations Peers o Require mutual participation of others o Shared participation Only need a minimal participation o Minimal

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