Today in History March 4th 51 - Nero, later to become Roman emperor, is given the title princeps iuventutis (head of the youth). 306 - Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia. 852 - Croatian Knez Trpimir I issues a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.
Instead of looking at why some social groups commit more crime, the labelling theory asks why some people committing some actions come to be defined as deviant, while others do not. Labelling theory is also interested in the effects of labelling on individuals. Labelling theorists note that most people commit crimes at some time in their lives but not everyone becomes defined as a deviant or a criminal.
Voting behaviour has absorbed a great deal of the time of both political parties in America. Much effort has been put into analysing voting behaviour and patterns in previous elections - be they national, state or local elections etc. - in an effort to predict their own voter base and those social groups they could concentrate their efforts on and those groups that would appear to be a lost cause and therefore a waste of time in terms of money spent and time invested in targeting as potential voters.
The League of German Girls (Bund Deutsche Mädel or BDM) was part of the Hitler Youth movement in Nazi Germany. The League of German Girls was for girls aged between 14 and 18 and followed on from the Young Girls League that was for girls aged between 10 and 14 years. The whole idea of having a solely girls organisation within Nazi Germany started in the 1920's.
Support for the Labour Party in Wales from 1900 onwards could have only been at the expense of the Liberal Party in Wales. As the working class in South Wales became more politicised, so the Labour Party prospered. Miners and steel workers formed the backbone of support for the Labour Party between 1900 and 1979 and South Wales became a heartland of Labour support.
Today in History February 24th 303 - Galerius publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Roman Empire. 484 - King Huneric removes the Christian bishops from their offices and banished some to Corsica. A few are martyred, including former proconsul Victorian along with Frumentius and other merchants.