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The Sociology Reference advisor sequence is designed to supply a high-quality origin for the examine of assorted sociological subject matters.

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Poverty itself does not cause crime, according to Shaw and McKay, but it does facilitate it due to a lack of the resources necessary to eradicate criminal behavior. Subsequent researchers have added family disruption and urbanization as additional factors to the theory. One major feature of a socially disorganized zone was that it offered an explanation for how high crime and delinquency rates can cause further disruptions in a community due to the high levels of incarceration of its residents.

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Minority-Threat Hypothesis One might rightfully question society’s incentives for proactively sculpting a system that contributes toward the creation of criminals, as the logical assumption would surround a social order that reigns in acts of fraudulence and misconduct. The answer to such a query can be found in the Minoritythreat hypothesis (Jacobs & Tope, 2007; Ruddell & Urbina, 2004; Stults & Baumer, 2007), a theory surrounding the inequitable treatment that is administered to minority groups by the dominant majority presiding within each culture.

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