Considering recent changes in American culture, how would a power-control theorist explain recent drops in the US crime rate?
It would be somewhat difficult to use power-control theory to explain an overall drop in crime because power-control theory has more to do with the relative likelihood that young men and young women will commit crimes. Power-control theory holds that young men in patriarchal families will be much more likely than their sisters to commit crimes. By contrast, in more...
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