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The Social Control Theory of Criminology: Origins & Development

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Why do people avoid committing crimes, according to social bond theory?

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1. Anger issues are an example of an _____.

2. Poverty is an example of an _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will assess what you know of the history of criminology's social control theory. Topics you'll need to comprehend include the idea of emotional ties to others being responsible for keeping people away from criminal behavior and anger issues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessment tools will help you to:

  • Understand what poverty is an example of
  • Recognize how resilience in the face of problems comes about
  • Determine what family support is an example of

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will assess the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of criminology's social control theory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding resilience in the face of problems and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of different theories

Additional Learning

Want more knowledge of the history of criminology's social control theory? Read this lesson named The Social Control Theory of Criminology: Origins & Development, which will cover the following:

  • Define criminology
  • Understand applications of social control theory
  • Name one of the first social control theorists
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