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Sherman, Lawrence W.: Defiance Theory

Criminological theory and criminal justice policy have long focused on the relationship between sanctions and criminal behavior. Deterrence and labeling are two major theoretical traditions that emphasize sanctions as a key explanatory factor, providing contradictory predictions of the impact of ...

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