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. Functionalism - How are norms and values reaffirmed?

  • Degrading Ceremonies
  • Socialisation
  • Education

3. What are one of the functions of crime that Durkheim argued?

  • Safety Valve
  • Innovates People
  • Reaffirms Social Solidarity

4. Miller's theory on crime is outdated because there are now more gadgets such as GTA in which we get thrill from this. Is this weakness true or false?

  • True
  • False

5. Right Realists offer practical solutions. They suggest two measures. What are one of the measures?

  • Target Hardening
  • Police and Formal Control
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Public and Informal Control


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