In this module, we discussed social control and some mechanisms of social contro

In this module, we discussed social control and some mechanisms of social control. We also discuss two specific types of social control: formal and informal social control. For the purposes of this discussion, we will define social control. Additionally, we will define formal and informal social control and will consider the value of these in contemporary society.
The Prompt: What is social control? Are informal or formal social controls better for deterring criminal behavior? Defend your answer.
Resources: Use your book, credible Internet resources, and any current event resource such as newspapers and magazines.
Specifications: This is a discussion based on the material you are learning. You should offer an informed opinion (informed by module and outside materials), not just a personal one. Please cite references book is uploaded.

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