Labeling theory in juvenile delinquency: An evaluation
By: Avril Defleurey
Howard Becker's labeling theory was developed in 1963 and has been argued, debated and criticized regularly ever since. This shows only that the theory must still be alive and well as it continues to stir interest in not only sociologists but also all social scientists...
By: Charles Ray
The efficient market theory of economics posits that financial markets reflect all known information, and that they will change instantly to reflect any new information. All securities investors have access to the available information when making market decisions, therefore, it is believed impossible for an...
By: Janet Grischy
The Elliott wave theory forecasts stock market prices by charting their movements through regular cycles. Mass psychology causes these cycles by swinging from optimism to pessimism in rhythmic waves. Prices zigzag to new highs or lows, then turn and zigzag in the other direction. In...
By: Paul Schingle
Change is a natural part of life. Worldwide, things change every, single day, though some individuals change very little over the course of time. How people adapt to change is as variable as people are, and as change is itself. How one is brought up...
Examining the psychology of hoarding
By: Gracie L. Sprouse
Are You a Hoarder The definition of a hoarder is someone who continually stores away more of a product or item than they can reasonably use. So having too much of something is okay, but having too, too, much is not okay. The important thing...
By: Elizabeth M Young
We live by a combination of judgments that are based on our own informal observations and confirmations, "wisdom" that has been passed down from others, and scientific proof that we may learn about on or own or that may have been taught to us. Scientific...
Getting in touch with your deepest self
By: M. J. Joachim
Who are you? How can you get in touch with your deepest self? Breathe deep. Now, slowly exhale. Mantra! Mantra! Mantra! Feel your limbs begin to tingle as you gently sway your head to and fro. Release the tension in your shoulders; let it flow...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Sociologists observe the social "organism" as biological scientists study living organisms. The individual is a contributing and an affective part of a systematic whole. In complex societies, there may be nested systems, or multiple systems inside of larger systems. An individual may be a member...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The execution of laws which establish and fund social service functions is completed at the point where the intended service is directly delivered by an individual to the individual who requires the service. "Social work" can therefore include everything from law enforcement to processing applications...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The term "Empirical Evidence" applies to evidence that we can confirm through our senses. We can see, feel, touch, smell, taste, and hear. In the hard sciences, the senses are profoundly necessary for the close physical examination of objects. Over time, scales, tools, and methods...

 

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