Exploring the Relevance of Durkheim’s Anomie Theory and Hirschi’s Self-Control and Crime Theory in Contemporary Criminology

Introduction Sociological theories on crime and deviance provide valuable insights into understanding the factors that contribute to criminal behavior in society. Among these theories, Émile Durkheim’s Anomie Theory has stood the test of time, while the Chicago School’s influence has shaped various sociological perspectives. In this essay, we will explore Durkheim’s Anomie Theory, its historical … Read more