Topic: Control Theory essay


Answer this question put forward by Tim Newburn:

1. Occasionally famous people, such as fairly high-ranking politicians, are exposed for having engaged in some deviant activity – often sexual or criminal. How can we relate their behavior to control theory?

Use these sources to answer question.
Newburn T (2009) Key Readings in Criminology, Willan, Chapter 11 – this chapter consists of original readings
Lilly J, Cullen F and Ball R (2007) 2nd edition, Criminological Theory, Context and Consequences, Sage, Chapter 5 and 6