A central theme in Chapter 7 is that the effects of self-control are not always

A central theme in Chapter 7 is that the effects of self-control are not always the same”low self-control sometimes leads to crime and deviance but sometimes it does not. When this pattern occurs it often is because some other factor has come into play to amplify or diminish the effects of low self-control. For this discussion pick ONE of the factors below and describe the theory and research suggesting that it leads the effects of low self-control on crime to be different than what they normally would be: Criminal opportunity Association with delinquent peers Neighborhood disadvantage sources to use : Hay Carter and Ryan Meldrum. 2016. Self-control and crime over the life course. Hart and Risley (3) The early catastrophe  from American Educator.

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