How does control theory differ from strain theory and cultural deviance theory? What are the four elements of the social bond? And how does each element help to control a youth from engaging in delinquency? What factors in American society might cause social bonds to be weaker in inner-city neighborhoods? Hirschi and Gottfredson assert that self-control is instilled by late childhood, and that it cannot be learned beyond that point explain why you agree or disagree with their assertion?


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