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(p. 341) 12. Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture 

(p. 341) 12. Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture
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(p. 341) 12. Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture
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Katherine S. Williams

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10.1093/he/9780199592708.003.0012
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date: 12 November 2019

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter examines juvenile criminality and peer groups. The discussions cover the concept of anomie and criminality; relative deprivation, strain, and social exclusion; subcultural theories of juvenile deviance; and David Matza and Gresham Sykes' theory of delinquency.

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