1. Essentially what do [the main social group that Cohen looks at] strive towards?
- To succeed in alternative status hierarchy.
- The elimination of education.
- Respect and appreciation from Aristocrats.
- A society without hierarchies.
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2. Which one of the studies resonates with Status frustration?
- Willis's Lads 1977 Study
- Corrigan's Study
- Bordieu Cultural Capital Study
- Parson's Warm Bath Theory
3. 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.
4. Which of these is NOT a weakness of Cohen's approach (all others are)?
- He fails to account for the fact some crimes might not appear out of frustration, but mere humour for example.
- He assumes school is the only place we acquire status.
- He assumes everyone starts off with middle-class values and will feel like failures if they don't meet them.
- He focuses too much on the working class men, when working class females are actually worse off.
- Quite simplistic - he assumes it's ALL about status.
5. Where are [the main social group that Cohen looks at] on the status hierarchy?
- They aren't on the hierarchy.
- At the bottom.
- Near the top of the hierarchy.