1. Quick Recap: How do Sociologists typically define Crime?
- A bad thing
- The disapproval towards the criminal justice system.
- The violation of norms of society that have been enacted into law.
- The attacking of social institutions - including the legal system.
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2. Which of these statements would a Functionalist agree with?
- Crime is not a problem Functionalists should concern themselves with.
- Crime is a normal, inevitable, and universal part of society.
- Crime is a normal part of traditional societies, but not modern societies.
- Crime is always bad and leads to social collapse unless removed.
3. Who used the example of Prostitution as a safety valve?
- (Albert) Cohen
- (Kingsley) Davis
- (Ned) Polsky
- (Emile) Durkheim
4. What can too much crime do?
- Destroy value consensus
- Destabilise society
- Prove Functionalists wrong
- Nothing much
5. IMPORTANT: What is Anomie?
- Disruption/A state of normlessness.
- Another way of saying "value consensus".
- Weakening of a collective conscience.
- Annihilation of class and gender divides.