Crime - Functionalist Theories


Functionalism - Sub - cultural theories:

Cohen - Status Frustration

Young people get frustrated by their inability to achieve social goals which lead to status so turn to crime to achieve status


Willis - working class boys do not share the same ideas of status frustration as middle class boys, ignores female delinquecy, only discusses youth crime 

Cloward and Ohlin - Illigitimate Opportunity…


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