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Self control theory - violent crime

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Q1. Critique the self control theory (by Gottfredson and Hirschi) from the standpoint of a social organizational theorist.

Q2. Compare the perspective of social organization and social process as explanations of violent crime. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each theoretical perspective in explaining violence?

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This solution assists in critiquing the self control theory (by Gottfredson and Hirschi) from the standpoint of a social organizational theorist. It also compares the perspective of social organization and social process as explanations of violent crime, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each theoretical perspective in explaining violence. References, and articles on these theories are also included.

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