In Chapter 6: The Complexity of Control on page 116 of the textbook. Table 6.1 describes Hirschi’s Social Bond Theory of Delinquency.

Four components of the social bond theory are described in this table:

  • Attachment
  • Commitment
  • Involvement
  • Belief

Thepost must post a minimum 200-word original work, addressing the following questions. Please use your own words and refrain from using outside sources or citing.

1.Using a factitious name, describe a young adult or youth who is:

a.) lacking in these four areas and:

b.) abundant in these four areas.


Lilly, J.R., Cullen, F.T., and Ball, R.A., (2015).Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences (6th Edition) Sage Publications. ISBN 978-1-4522-5816-4.