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2. Essentially what do [the main social group that Cohen looks at] strive towards?

  • A society without hierarchies.
  • To succeed in alternative status hierarchy.
  • Respect and appreciation from Aristocrats.
  • The elimination of education.

3. Which social group are the main example used in Cohen's approach?

  • (White) "Under Class" Females
  • (Black) Middle Class Boys
  • (White) Working Class Boys
  • (White) Working Class Females

4. What is Cohen's subcultural theory a development of?

  • Kai Erikson's view that society maintains a level of crime, not aims to remove it.
  • Durkheim's Functionalist approach to crime.
  • Robert Merton's Strain Theory.
  • Eileen Leonard's view on gender in crime.

5. Which adaptation could you argue that those who undergo Status Frustration fit into closest?

  • Rebellion (as they replace the values and means with their own).
  • Ritualism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
  • Retreatism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
  • Innovation (as they replace the values and means with their own).

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