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2. What is the main issue with Merton's approach to Strain Adaptations?

  • There are some people who don't fit into any adaptation.
  • Individuals might be able to slot into more than 1 adaptation
  • The difference between Rebellion/Retreatism is practically non-existent.
  • He failed to account for those of ethnic backgrounds.

3. Which of these is NOT a strain adaptation (all the others are) according to Merton?

  • Innovation
  • Reinvention
  • Conformity
  • Rebellion
  • Retreatism
  • Ritualism

4. What are the 2 main factors that contribute towards strain?

  • Structural factors & conformist factors
  • Cultural factors & structural factors
  • Structural factors & socialisation factors
  • Cultural factors & social factors

5. What is the first name of the Sociologist who developed/created Strain Theory?

  • Robert
  • Charles
  • Ann
  • George


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