"The Saints and The Roughnecks"
A discussion of the study, "The Saints and The Roughnecks," by William J. Chambliss through three sociological theories - social exchange theory, symbolic interactionism and conflict theory.
# 112245 | 810 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 |
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This paper examines "The Saints and The Roughnecks," written by George Washington University Professor, William J. Chambliss. It discusses the study through an examination of three sociological theories - social exchange theory, symbolic interactionism and conflict theory- and it discusses these both for the town of Hannibal and universally.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Athens, Lonnie. Violent Criminal Acts and Actors Revisited. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997.
- Chambliss, William J. "The Roughnecks and The Saints." Society. (1973): 24-31.
- Zafirovski, Milan. "Some Amendments to Social Exchange Theory: A Sociological Perspective." Theory and Science, 4.2 (2003): (n.p.).
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