Sociology 444 Juvenile Deliquency

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Who is a Juvenille? N/A
What is Delinquency? N/A
Mens Rea the concept of evil mind or criminal intent
Integrated definition of delinquency N/A
Deviant behavior conduct that is perceived by society as violating established and widely respected normative expectations for behavior.
Norms rules, standards, laws, cutoms and beliefs that regulate human behavior and social interaction for a sociey or social group
Folkways rules about everyday casual living; rules with great moral significance
mores wrong- doing such as an adult forcing a child to engage in sexual activity, is an example of violating cultural
Theory A set of statements that explains why a phenomenon occurs
Causation N/A
Anoime a condition in which society provides little moral guidance to individuals.A state of normlessness, in which values and norms have little effect and the culture no longer provides adequate guidelines for behavior.
strain N/A
concentric zone a model suggested by ernest burgess to depict the concentric pattern of specialized urban land usages and population groupings as they were spatially distributed and organized around the central core of Chicago zone. zone 2 comprising slums occupied by transitory, impoverished immigrant groups, was considered by Burgess to be especially conductive crime and other social problems.
microscopic sociology also microscopic sociology studies small social units such as individuals and small groups and their interaction
socialization life long social experience by which human beings develop their potential and learn culture
different association a social learning theory developed by edwin sutherland that presents a logical sequence through which criminal behavior is learned through primary contact with criminal elements present in one's environment
social control Ways of directing or influencing members to conform to the group's values and norms.
neutralization N/A
social bond extent to which a youth feels an "attachment" to basic social institutions like the family and school. believed by hirschi and others to increase conformity to the conventional norms of society