Explanation of crime - lack of socialisation

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  • Lack of socialisation
    • Society has accepted norms and values which most people know and follow.
    • However some young people may have been socialised into criminal norms and values
    • Functionalists believe that shared norms and values in society are important for the success of society
    • However they see crime and deviance as a threat to this, but also that crime can be functional for society by having clear boundaries of acceptable behaviour
    • Functionalists


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