Matza

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  • Matza, D.
    • Basics
      • Criticising strain theory - it over predicts delinquency
      • delinquents conform to societies rules
      • Deviance is unpredictable and has no pattern
      • Delinquents occasionally drift away from dominant values
    • Subterranean Values
      • Excitement
      • Machismo
      • Rejection of work
      • Toughness
    • Techniques of neutralisation
      • denial of the victim
      • denial of injury
      • condemnation of the condemners
      • Denial of responsibility
      • appeal to higher loyalties
    • Evaluation
      • Underplays crime, and that it does not explain the full mass of crime or the types of crime that can occur

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