1. Which adaptation could you argue that those who undergo Status Frustration fit into closest?
- Innovation (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Rebellion (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Retreatism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
- Ritualism (as they replace the values and means with their own).
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2. Which of these is NOT a weakness of Cohen's approach (all others are)?
- 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 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 everyone starts off with middle-class values and will feel like failures if they don't meet them.
3. Which one of the studies resonates with Status frustration?
- Parson's Warm Bath Theory
- Willis's Lads 1977 Study
- Bordieu Cultural Capital Study
- Corrigan's Study
4. Essentially what do [the main social group that Cohen looks at] strive towards?
- A society without hierarchies.
- The elimination of education.
- To succeed in alternative status hierarchy.
- Respect and appreciation from Aristocrats.
5. Which social group are the main example used in Cohen's approach?
- (White) Working Class Females
- (White) Working Class Boys
- (Black) Middle Class Boys
- (White) "Under Class" Females