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Social Disorganization Theory

Most theorists and researchers alike trace the emergence of social disorganization theory to the Chicago school of sociology, particularly to the work by Clifford Shaw and Henry McKay. Beginning during the late 1920s, Shaw and McKay studied juvenile delinquency in ...

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