Cloward and Ohlin

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  • Subcultural strain theory: Cloward and Ohlin
    • Agree with Merton
      • Lack of illegitimate opportunities lead to deviance
        • Also agrees different subcultures respond in different ways
    • Aim to explain why different subcultures occur
      • Argue it is due to unequal access to illegitimate opportunities as well as legitimate opportunities
    • Different neighbourhoods provide different illegitimate opportunities for young people
      • Conflict subcultures


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