1. Which of these flow charts can explain the formation & effects of Status Frustration?
- Consequence leads to a > Situation leads to a > Response
- Value leads to a > Norm leads to an > Expectation
- Situation leads to a > Response leads to a > Consequence
- Education leads to a > Pressure leads to an > Expectation
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2. 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.
- Quite simplistic - he assumes it's ALL about status.
- He assumes school is the only place we acquire status.
- He focuses too much on the working class men, when working class females are actually worse off.
- He assumes everyone starts off with middle-class values and will feel like failures if they don't meet them.
3. Which of these is a strength of Cohen's approach (all others are false)?
- It resonates well with the work of Ann Oakley.
- He offers an explanation for non-utilitarian/non-monetary crime.
- He offers a clear and straightforward solution towards removing subcultural crime.
- He uses a wide range of social institutions within his argument.
4. Which one of the studies resonates with Status frustration?
- Parson's Warm Bath Theory
- Corrigan's Study
- Willis's Lads 1977 Study
- Bordieu Cultural Capital Study
5. Which social group are the main example used in Cohen's approach?
- (White) Working Class Boys
- (White) "Under Class" Females
- (Black) Middle Class Boys
- (White) Working Class Females