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Interactionist Theories of Crime & Deviance - Cicourel

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Last updated 11 Oct 2020

In his famous study Power and the Negotiation of Justice, Aaron Cicourel investigated delinquency in California. He tried to account for the apparent significant difference in delinquency rates between two similar cities and concluded that it was the societal reaction to "delinquency" (so-labelled) that differed rather than the acts themselves.

Interactionist Theories of Crime & Deviance - Cicourel | A Level Sociology

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