Family Influence and Crime Objectives
Distinguish between the different perspectives on deviance Analyze the reasons for deviant behaviors from a sociological perspective.
Step 1 Read the following article:
Father Steals Beat: Crime in an American Family
Step 2 Write an essay fully answering the following questions in 250 words:
What is the main theoretical argument underlying this article?
What does the author suggest as to why the members of the Bogle clan end up being criminal? Support your argument with direct evidence from the article.
Could you suggest another theory as to why they became criminals? Explain.