Merton- Strain Theory (Neo-Functionalist)

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Merton (A Neo-Functionalist)- Strain Theory

Anomie can be defined as 'a disjunction between goals and norms'. Society has a major cultural stress on being successful (the goals). However it is impossible for everyone to achieve the success in a socially acceptable way (the means). The…

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