Write an essay that answers the questions why does socialization matter for sociologists when it comes to deviance and crime?
Watch the following short documentary, A Road From Crime (48 minutes ), and write an essay that answers the following questions:
Why does socialization matter for sociologists when it comes to deviance and crime? What is an example of socialization and the agents of socialization that were referenced with regard to the formerly incarcerated people? Incorporate at least one of the theoretical perspectives from Chapter 7 that focuses on socialization of deviance/criminality.
What other social factors lead to Allan Weavers criminality and recidivism?
What social factors (at least 3) named in the film are proposed to lead to desistence?
How does the labeling theory apply to Allan Weavers investigation into criminal recidivism? What effect does a criminal label or stigma has on a formerly incarcerated person?
Here’s an alternative link if the first doesn’t work for you. https://vimeo.com/45631057
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