Durkheim View on Crime and Deviance

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: lw121x
  • Created on: 16-06-15 16:04

1. Problem with functionalist view is that it is macro looking at society and not the individual

  • for example, solidarity of murderer unlikely for victim
  • solidarity victim is functional
  • Functions are useless
1 of 20

Other questions in this quiz

2. Too much crime accordong to Durkheim

  • tears bonds of society apart
  • represses and controls members

3. What supports Erikson

  • use of carnivals, demonstrations that allow deviance to occur
  • use of carnivals, demonstrations that do not allow deviance to occur

4. Punishment reaffirms values and stops

  • wrong doing
  • right doing

5. who argues there are positive functions for deviance with prostitution

  • Cohen
  • Davis
  • Polsky
  • Kety

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Sociology resources:

See all Sociology resources »See all Crime and deviance resources »