People generally avoid deviance because of an effective system of inner and outer controls.
Two Control Systems:
People's inner controls include their internalized morality- their conscience, religious principles, integrity, and desires to be a good person.
People's outer controls consist of other significant people in their lives, such as their family, friends, and police, who influence hem not to deviate.
The stronger an individual's bonds are with social structures, such as the family or school, the more effective their inner controls are.
These bonds are based on attachment, commitment, involvements, and beliefs.
Product of socialization, parent are primarily responsible for the socialization of self control.