Social Control Midterm 1

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  • 1. 
    Advertisement works, and those who see ads become more familiar with the brand- as such form more positive bonds  with it
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 2. 
    Admin research goals
    • A. 

      Goal of ads is to Convince that you need X Cognitive: appeals to logic- based on intel, facts, the utility of X (that it is good) Affective: appeals to emotion- trying to link X emotion to an event

    • B. 

      Is interested in the question if observed violence in media leads to aggression.  As such how, and what social control should be applied to stop this from happening. 

  • 3. 
    Critical Research looks at
    • A. 

      How media constructs reality- and how this is used to achieve a specific agenda via FRAMING •Conflict Frame – groups, individuals, nations, institutions •Human Interest Frame – human life stories, emotions •Economic Consequences Frame  - material costs and benefits

    • B. 

      Stuart Hall- media is not representative, but controlled by powerful.  The frames that those in power create are absorbed into institutions. As such they become official bias- and they cause those framed to become the frame

    • C. 

      Convergence: media companies owning multiple forms of media Conglomeration:  media companies buying out other companies *** leads to concentration (monopolies) 

    • D. 

      Media can lead to a variety of social control:  Official= regulation, censorship, or fees unofficial= boycotts, riots, parental restrictions

  • 4. 
    LEARNING THEORIES - Sutherland's  Differential Association
    • A. 

      Deviant behavior is learned

    • B. 

      Learned from intimate partners

    • C. 

      Learn the motives and techniques to crime

    • D. 

      Become criminal if MORE criminal definitions for your actions then none criminal 

  • 5. 
    LEARNING theories- Sykes and Matza’s Techniques of Neutralization
    • A. 

      Criminals justify their behavior

    • B. 

      •Denial of Responsibility- say X did not know

    • C. 

      •Denial of Injury- Saying no X was hurt

    • D. 

      •Denial of Victim:  saying that X deserved what he got- as he sees self as fixing a wrong

    • E. 

      •Condemning of Condemners: every one is doing it, why picking on me

    • F. 

      •Appealing to higher loyalties: You are not wrong- but my view is more correct in this case

  • 6. 
    Generalized Learning theory: 
    • A. 

      We through behaviorism: are conditioned to act toward x, based of reward and punishment- known as Differantial reinforcement   

    • B. 

      We imitate the behaviors we see from others- which is learned from the created Definitions and since there is more of them that make x criminal (Differental assosiation) that is what you learn

  • 7. 
    Garland's theory
    • A. 

      In real life, their is limits to what society sees and fears of police vs what it can do irl 

    • B. 

      The goal of society should be to intergrate social control into everyday tasks- so that it is IMPOSSIBLE to commit a crime because social control is everywhere 

    • C. 

      As such we should shift the role of policing to the general community 

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