ESSAY ON: Social Control Theory.

Number of Pages 4

This research paper: (4 pp) Social Control theorists start with the premise that human behavior is by nature antisocial and delinquent. They focus on restraining or "controlling" factors that are broken or missing inside the personalities of criminals. If these restraining factors are thought to involve society in some way, as with the sociological notion that norms are internalized, then the theory is said to be a "social" control theory. Durkheim and Hirschi are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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