Socialization and Criminal Behavior
Research the biography of Gary Leon Ridgway (The Green River
Killer or John Wayne Gacy.
Discuss the link between socialization references and the
Include the following points:
1. What kind of family life might the criminal have had?
2. What educational background did he have?
3. What type of peer relations did he have?
4. What measures, if any, might have been taken to avoid
5. In your opinion, how strong is the link between social
forces and crime? Explain your answer.