- Words: 912
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Children
- Paper #: 53882730
The primary insulator against delinquency is therefore seen as the youth's self-concept itself, while external containment factors serves as reinforcement. On the other hand, excessively negative external factors could also lead to delinquency, despite a positive self-concept in the individual.
Toby, J. (1957). Social Disorganization and stake in Conformity
Toby makes the concept of self and its influence on the likelihood of delinquency even more specific by focusing on the likelihood