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according to differential association theory the most important way someone learns criminal behavior is through:
differential association is guided by Sutherlands nine propositions which of the following is not a part of this theory?
results of strain and blocked goals
based on birches social control If I follow the rules of society based on my respect for my family I am demonstrating _________ if I conform to the rules out of fear of losing my job I am demonstrating ____________
Key to social learning theory is the belief that we possess. Which means that based upon past experiences and the observed experiences of others we can guess whether a behavior will be reinforced or not
Which neutralization tech would fit the following justification: sure I shoplift, but only places like Walmart who have tons of insurance and the stuff I take doesn't even make a dent in their profits.
denial of injury
Which type of deviance do labeling theorists primarily focus on explaining? Why?
secondary deviance because its crimes committed that come after an initial crimes
-(take something away) happens when a certain reinforcing stimulus is removed after a particular undesired behavior is exhibited, resulting in the behavior happening less often in the future
-includes taking away a certain reinforcing item after the undesired behavior happens in order to decrease future responses
example of negative punishment
-a child kicks a peer(behavior), and is removed from his/her favorite activity(reinforcing stimulus removed)
-a child yells out in class(behavior) loses a token for good behavior on his/her token board(reinforcing stimulus removed)that could have later be cashed in for a prize
is an event by which a consequence immediately follows a behavior which decreases the future frequency of that behavior like reinforcement, a stimulus can be added (positive punishment)or removed(negative punishment)
-always remember that the end result is to try to decrease the undesired behavior
is used to help increase the probability that a specific behavior will occur in the future by delivering or removing a stimulus immediately after a behavior (another way to put it is that reinforcement, if done correctly, results in a behavior occurring more frequently in the future
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