There was an empty lot in a middle-class neighborhood that was maintained by a neighbor who lived next to it for years. That neighbor moved away and within a few weeks several bags of garbage and some old furniture were sitting in the lot. Shortly after that, an old car was parked in the lot and teenagers started to gather there to smoke and hang out. Within a few months, there was a mugging by the lot and the police made a couple of arrests for drug dealing there. This series of events is an example of what theory?
Question 40.25 out of 0.25 pointsAccording to strain theory, a ritualist is a person who ________
Question 50.25 out of 0.25 pointsA child struggles to learn how to read and is frequently teased about it by his siblings and referred to as “slow” by his parents and teachers. He underperforms in school and never thinks about going to college. Ultimately, he drops out before graduating from high school, telling the school counselor that he’s just not book smart. This is an example of whichtheory of deviance?