Evaluation of subcultural strain theory (GENERAL)

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What have sociologists in the UK suggested about subcultural strain theory?
That there is little evidence to prove it exists.
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What is the first element of Subcultural strain theory?
That subcultural values are distinct from those help by the majority of the population
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What does the difference in values suggest?
That organic solidarity does not exist
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What is the second element of subcultural strain theory?
That delinquents are forced in to deviant actions by the forces of the subcultures.
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What is the ultimate criticism of subcultural strain theories?
That most of the research on subcultures actually revealed that most delinquent behaviour is simply the behaviour of ordinary people.
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What is the first element of Subcultural strain theory?

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