Crime and Deviance - Theories

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1. Cohen agrees with Merton that mainstream value of success creates problems for the working class boys. Many fail and therefore drop out of school and turn to delinquent activity. True or False?

  • True
  • False
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2. The Marxist theory of crime can be linked to what theory?

  • Feminist Theory
  • Subcultural Theory
  • Functionalist Theory

3. Which sociologist argued that crime happens because of labelling?

  • Becker
  • Durkheim
  • Blumer
  • Cicourel

4. Merton argued about the American Dream. What is the American Dream?

  • Monetary Success
  • Achieving to become an American.

5. Functionalism - How are norms and values reaffirmed?

  • Education
  • Degrading Ceremonies
  • Socialisation


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