Argue that people engage in deviant behaviour when unable to achieve socially approved goals

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  • Created on: 18-03-15 10:48
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  • Introduction
    • Argue that people engage in deviant behaviour when unable to achieve socially approved goals
    • Merton's Strain Theory
      • Deviance is the result of a strain between two things:
        • The goals that a culture encourages individuals to achieve
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    • May become frustrated and resort to criminal means of getting what they want

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