7 November 2013
Question: What could the criminal justice system had done differently so that you would have
learned your lesson the first time you got caught?
Sprague Smith is an advocate for the use of marijuana. Even though he no lo
Anomie and Strain Theories
-A social system is described as socially organized and integrated if there is an internal
consensus on its norms and values, a strong cohesion exists among its members, and social
Chapter 7 Outline
Labeling and Reintegrative Shaming Theory
Dependent Variable- when theory attempts to explain why certain behavior is socially defined
as wrong and certain persons are selected for stigmatization and criminalization.
Social Disorganization Theory: Social Structure, Communities, and Crime
Structural Theories- identify differences between communities, collectivities, or social
categories with higher and lower rates of crime
1. Early Statist