Subcultures and Crime in Sociology Discussion. In any culture, dominant and subcultures exist. Within this discussion, you will explore the similarities and differences between the dominant and subcultures while applying sociological theories to explain them. You will also look at how crimes impact our society in a variety of ways. Also, Throughout this discussion, you will explore the different types of crime, how society members view the crimes, and the consequences for committing crimes.
(The discussions have 2 parts, thus needs to be at least 300 words or more with 3-4 sources)The post should be a minimum of 150 words for each of the 2 parts, thus 300 words or more total. Your original discussion post must include 3-4 sources cited in APA Style.
The Post Should Include:
Define subculture (Sociology Discussion: Subcultures and Crime)
Summarize some of the dominant subcultures in the United States
Analyze a specific subculture. Apply the theories of deviance to subcultures. Analyze the historical existence of white-collar crime in America.
Define how white-collar crime is unique compared to underprivileged crime
Explain underprivileged crime and its impact on society
compare and contrast subcultures with the dominant culture in the United States.
Explain dominant culture. Also, Explain subculture. Explain at least two prominent subcultures that occur in the United States. How do the norms within subcultures differ from the norms within the dominant culture? How are these similar. Select two theories (Social Learning Theory, Conflict Theory, Strain Theory, Control Theory, or Labeling Theory) to explain subcultures.
In part 2 of this discussion, explore privileged crime and underprivileged crime. Include the following topics in your post:
Explain underprivileged crime. How do societal members view and respond to these types of crime? Also, How do these types of crimes impact society? Also, How do the consequences for these types of crimes differ?