Gangs and gang violence persist as an important concern for the criminal justice and society at large. Considering the social learning theory and the links to antisocial behavior, describe how social reinforces and punishers and also differential associations might be linked to gang involvement and gang-related delinquency. What participation might peer rejection play in the onset of delinquency and in the decision to join the gang? Locate at least one scholarly article to support your description.
Your initial post must be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with illustrations from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and correctly cite any references.