Sutherland founded his theory of differential association of criminal behaviour on social disorganisation.
Each of these categories of criminals are a product of peculiar circumstances and, therefore, punishing them may not serve the desired purpose.
It would, therefore, be prudent to re-shape the penal policy on sound principles of reformation of offenders so that the object of punishment is fully accomplished.
Essay on the Social Disorganisation Theory of Crime !
Park and Burgers, of the Chicago School Professors defined social disorganisation as “the inability of a group to engage in self-regulation” in a social control formulation.