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Differential Association Theory

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson explains Sutherland's Differential Association Theory

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Terms to Know
Differential Association Theory

The theory that a person's likeliness to conform depends on how much contact they have with others who reject conventional behavior or who encourage conventional behavior.

Edwin Sutherland

An important criminologist credited with developing differential association theory to explain crime and deviance in society.