Criminology2

Criminology2 - Robert Sampson *tried to develop a complete...

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Robert Sampson *tried to develop a complete model of what social disorganization is *refers to the inability of a community structure to realize the common values of its residents and maintain effective social controls *ppl can’t realize/agree on common goal to pursue * Social control *ppl keep each other in line and from deviating *chart has ELEMENTS of social disorganization (characteristics of it) * Social Elements * sparse local friendship networks *I know him, she knows her, he knows her… *people connected through relationships (network) * sparse is if know someone through someone else, relationships not direct *unable to recognize strangers in a community * dense if everyone knows one another *when sparse happens, fewer people to act/care about anti-social behavior *less social control *if we have a dense social network, behavior controlled because we can all gang up on him * unsupervised teenage peer groups *training ground for adult crime *
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