Running Head: Social Disorganization
The relationship between organized crimes, social disorganization and political machines
The term social refers to interactions of people in a place driven by varying factors. On
the other hand, organization refers to the setting of activities, behaviour or structures achieved
through the social interaction (Mallory, 2007). However, the term disorganization as applied in
this context refers to the contrary effects of social expectations experienced in that particular
place. Therefore, social disorganization is a theoretical perspective relating to beliefs and cultural
behaviour characterised by violation of set laws, for example crime. Ideally, different
communities experience uneven crime rates in regard to the area setting, people cultural values
and the resources available to them. This is based on the research conducted by revealing that
urban settings are prone to high social disorganization compared to a rural setting (Mallory,
Social disorganization is a good platform to study evolution of crime. This is attributable
to the following factors. Firstly, ethnic diversity contributes immensely to indulgence to crime.
When people from different background settings converge in a certain place meet and start living
together, it becomes hard to contr...