Matza and the concept of drift

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What does matzo suggest about where youths end up for a period of time?
He suggests they end up in 'no mans land'
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What happens as a result of youths ending up in 'no mans land'?
They feel a lack of control over their own lives and seek to gain some control over their destiny
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What forces are youths controlled by?
The FCA and IFCA
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What does Matza call this period of life?
The drift
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What happens to our bonds with society in the drift and therefore what are we more likely to do?
The bonds to society loosen so as youths we are more likely to be delinquent.
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What does this delinquency show us?
That some of the control over destiny has been taken back.
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What do the youths do with crime when a good opportunity is presented?
Drift out of it.
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What is crime considered to be when people drift in and out of it?
Reflexive and not fixed
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