Matza, David, and Gresham M. Sykes: Subterranean Values and Delinquency

Following their work on the “techniques of neutralization” in 1957, David Matza and Gresham M. Sykes elaborated their perspective on delinquent conduct. It is not enough, they argued in “Juvenile Delinquency and Subterranean Values,” to explain how individuals cognitively free ...

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