The Differential Association Theories Presented in High Schools and the Latest Propensity to Involvement in Crimes

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Rekeetha Hosley JUS 110 September 9, 2012 Professor Cruz The Differential Association Theories Presented in High Schools and the latest Propensity to Involvement in Crimes The several different cliques present in high school. The several groups present in the school environment. The propensity to involvement in high schools The high school which I attended, there were several different cliques present, there was always a group of children who acted alike or thought alike which hung around each other daily. Some of these groups of people that hung around each other had negative thoughts and some had positive thoughts. You could pick out the negative groups from the positive by analyzing their daily activities. The cliques that were present in high school really did seem to separate a lot of people from each other. It was like the people who played sports had their own group of people they associated with. The band had their own groups of people who they associated with also, and those group of people were some of the positive ones including the high academic students which hung around each other also considered a positive group of people. There was the negative groups of people who associated with each other of course these was the students who were performing poorly in their academics, stayed in trouble at school, skipped classes, came to class late or hardly ever was present at school. Majority of these students were more than likely affiliated with gang members or drug dealers. This type of behavior which were being shown by the negative people were started from home, such as their parents maybe were showing or doing negative activities around these kids when they were growing up and since the child seen their parents or family member doing these type of negative activities they decided they would try it because in their mind they thought that

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