AQA Sociology A2 - Durkheim's et al. Functions Of Crime

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1. Who stated that society could potentially be organised to sustain, not remove, crime?

  • (Kingsley) Davis
  • (Albert) Cohen
  • (Kai) Erikson
  • (Ned) Polsky
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2. Who used the example of Prostitution as a safety valve?

  • (Kingsley) Davis
  • (Emile) Durkheim
  • (Ned) Polsky
  • (Albert) Cohen

3. What can too much crime do?

  • Destabilise society
  • Nothing much
  • Prove Functionalists wrong
  • Destroy value consensus

4. Who stated that crime could be used as a warning device?

  • (Kai) Erikson
  • (Albert) Cohen
  • (Kingsley) Davis
  • (Ned) Polsky

5. Which of these is NOT typically used as an example of crime with a latent/hidden benefit (all others are)?

  • Excessive drinking at carnivals/festivals.
  • White Collar Crime
  • Shannon Matthews murder.
  • Martin Luther King assassination.

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