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Control Theory

Control Theory

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson explains Travis Hirschi's Control Theory.

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Terms to Know
Control Theory

A sociological theory of deviance that argues that our social ties, connections, opportunities, and involvement in society, control and restrain our propensities towards deviance.

Travis Hirschi

An influential criminologist who made important contributions to the development of control theory.