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Reconsidering Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime: Linking the Micro- and Macro-Level Sources of Self-Control and Criminal Behavior over the Life Course

Travis C. Pratt

in The Development of Persistent Criminality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since its arrival on the criminological scene, an impressive roster of studies has emerged supporting Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) core theoretical proposition—that criminal behavior is caused by ... More


Intersectional Identities and Stigma Recovery: Affective and Cognitive Responses to Unethical Prosocial Events

Maria C. Ramos, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and Bethany Young

in Identities in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190873066
eISBN:
9780190873097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873066.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Unethical behaviors (e.g., stealing) are viewed more positively when they benefit someone other than the unethical actor. Scholars argue actors can use this “prosociality” effect to restore their ... More


Identity Meanings and Categorical Inequality

Kimberly B. Rogers

in Identities in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190873066
eISBN:
9780190873097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873066.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

I use affect control theory (ACT) to show how we apply cultural knowledge to classify and form impressions of the people we encounter, producing inequality as widely shared cultural beliefs are ... More


Affect Control Theory: How Do Cultures Draw Moral Lines?

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter draws on the theoretical and methodological insights from Affect Control theory (ACT), a theory with decades of research and empirical support, to set up our cross-cultural analyses ... More


Methodology and a Description of the Data

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a primer on ACT data and analysis strategies provided by Interact, the computerized version of ACT. First, it describes the data sources for the Interact simulations before ... More


Empirical Analysis

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 9 presents our empirical results. The chapter begins with a description of the competing theories’ predictions for how the countries under analysis (the United States, China, Germany, Japan, ... More


Conclusion

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The book concludes with this chapter summarizing the general argument, hopefully more compelling in light of our empirical support. Ultimately, we call for researchers to adopt alternate empirical ... More


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