Social Learning Theory in Criminology Fully Explained

Social Learning Theory in Criminology Fully Explained

Introduction The social learning theory is a sub-branch of the learning theory that Albert Bandura and his associates developed. This theory includes what is known as observational learning and operant conditioning. In these two types of learning, one’s behaviors can be learned or acquired through different mechanisms. Observational Learning It is a type of learning…

Differential Association Theory-Fully Explained

Differential Association Theory-Fully Explained

Introduction Differential association theory is an influential sociological theory of criminal behavior developed by Edwin Sutherland in the 1930s. The main assumption of this theory is that all criminal behavior is learned. Sutherland defined crime as a process that involves three persons(Sutherland, 1939). According to him, the first person is the one who commits an…

Victimology – Definitions, Examples, Topics, and Origin

Victimology – Definitions, Examples, Topics, and Origin

There are many victims of crime globally, and victims come from all walks of life. Victims can be a child or an adult, male or female, rich or poor. There are no boundaries for victims. They have been reported to come from every country globally, and their stories vary greatly. This blog post will discuss what victimology is, how it came about, some definitions for terms related to victims and their origins, and topics within victimology that you may want to explore!

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