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Differential Association Theory

Differential Association Theory

Author: Paul Hannan
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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.