Cultural Deviance Theory Of Juvenile Delinquency

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You succinctly utilized cultural deviance theory to analyze its validity in understanding juvenile delinquency. As you note, youth living in culture conflict conditions are affected by this experience in their subsequent life choices. The cultural norms of seeing delinquency as immoral are replaced with the engaging of delinquency as a means to survive. This is why many government leaders and sociologist have become proponents of gentrification. They looked at crime and violence in impoverished neighbors as a virus. While everyone is exposed to it, not everyone will fall ill to engaging in delinquent activity. Therefore, the rebuilding of impoverished inner cities was meant to reduce crime and violence which in turn would result in opening