Determinants of Tendency to Deviant Social Identity among Delinquent Youth

  • Hossein Afrasiabi Assistant professor of Sociology, Yazd University

Abstract

Deviant identity has been recognized as one of the main causes of the crime in a large number of the studies. Formation of criminal or deviant identity are affected by different social conditions this study was conducted in order to investigate the factors underlying the deviant identity among the delinquent youth. The research sample consisted of 15-25years old delinquent youth in Yazd city. A survey was used as research method and data were collected using the questionnaires. The results showed that destructive social capital, Anomie and deviance in the family, have a significant relationship with deviant identity.
Published
Oct 6, 2017
How to Cite
AFRASIABI, Hossein. Determinants of Tendency to Deviant Social Identity among Delinquent Youth. European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 6, p. 298-304, oct. 2017. ISSN 2414-8385. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejms/article/view/2652>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejms.v6i1.p298-304.