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Examines a structural-functional theory of conformity and deviance proposed by Travis Hirschi. Discusses four types of social controls, the relation to criminal behavior, and the theory of Emile Durkheim.
From the Paper:"Control Theory: A Comparison of Hirschi and Durkheim Sociological approaches to the study of conformity and deviance have been influenced by ideas derived from two disparate models of society - the structural-functional model and the conflict model."
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