How effective are work release programs?
Social Learning Theory says that people learn criminal behaviors by watching others do
them. It also explains how people learn new behaviors, values, and attitudes. There are four
main concepts that
Crime in American Society:
Anomie and Strain Theories
Rebuttal of Hootons Biological
Theory of Crime
Merton and Ashley-Montagu debunked Hootons
Merton believed that conditions fundamental to
American society in general were the core
Study Guide for Midterm
1. Labeling theories say that crime is a function of _?
a. Labelling (usually given this label by the state)
2. Know the concept of self-fulfilling prophecy.
a. (Becker, Erikson, and Kitsuse) societal reactions is essenti