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  1. 1. Radical Feminist Theory MAJOR PREMISE The capital system creates patriarchy, which oppresses women. STRENGTHS Explains gender bias, violence against women, and repression.
  2. 2. Social Conflict Theories: Critique by Goode -Not all conflict represents social or economic class -Crime continues to exist is socialist countries -Arrest and punishment happens in both capitalist and socialist countries
  3. 3. The key question in the social control theory is not why people commit crime and delinquency, but rather why don’t they ? Why don’t people conform? Social Control Theory
  4. 4. Social Control Theory 2 The most detailed elaboration of modern social control theory is attributed to Travis Hirschi who wrote the 1969 book, Causes of Delinquency .
  5. 5. Causes of Low Self-Control <ul><li>We are all born without self-control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Control is established in early childhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Causes must be in early childhood </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There is a lack of adherence to social norms </li></ul><ul><li>Biology? NOT according to Hirschi </li></ul>
  6. 6. Basic Premise of Social Bond Theory Hirschi argued that deviancy will occur if individuals are not properly socialized into establishing a strong bond to society. There are 4 elements that form the social bond consisting of:
  7. 8. Social Bond Theory Updated More recently, Hirschi wrote with Michael Gottfredson that the principal cause of deviant behaviors is ineffective child rearing, which produces people with low self-control.