1. What does Cohen say subcultures usually do to mainstream values?
- Invert them.
- Consider them.
- Reject most, but keep some of them.
- Evaluate them.
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2. Which of these flow charts can explain the formation & effects of Status Frustration?
- Situation leads to a > Response leads to a > Consequence
- Consequence leads to a > Situation leads to a > Response
- Value leads to a > Norm leads to an > Expectation
- Education leads to a > Pressure leads to an > Expectation
3. Which adaptation could you argue that those who undergo Status Frustration fit into closest?
- Ritualism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Retreatism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Rebellion (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Innovation (as they replace the values and means with their own).
4. Which of these is NOT a weakness of Cohen's approach (all others are)?
- Quite simplistic - he assumes it's ALL about 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.
- 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.
5. Which one of the studies resonates with Status frustration?
- Corrigan's Study
- Willis's Lads 1977 Study
- Parson's Warm Bath Theory
- Bordieu Cultural Capital Study