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Social Disorganization Theory – Theoretical Perspectives on Deviance | Sociology

Social Disorganization Theory

Social Disorganization Theory

Social Disorganization Theory Social Disorganization Theory What is Social Disorganization Theory?

What is Social Disorganization Theory?

➦ Social Disorganization Theory was developed at the University of Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s to explain why crime is most likely to occur in communities with weak social ties and a lack of social control.

➦ Children who grow up in poor neighborhoods with high rates of alcohol and drug use, violence, teen delinquency, and deprived parenting are likely to become criminals than children who grow up in wealthy neighborhoods with good schools and active families.

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