Functionalism & Crime

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Durkheim
A little crime is functional. Anomie. Crime produces reactions.
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Merton
Strain to anomie (innovation, ritualism, retreatism & rebellion). 'American Dream'
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Cloward & Ohlin
Criminal, conflict & retreatist subcultures.
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Cohen
Status frustration (culturally deprived and lack of skills).
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New Right - Wilson & Kelling
Broken window theory, clean up the area, zero tolerance.
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New Right - Murray
Underclass
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Strain to anomie (innovation, ritualism, retreatism & rebellion). 'American Dream'

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Merton

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Criminal, conflict & retreatist subcultures.

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Status frustration (culturally deprived and lack of skills).

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Broken window theory, clean up the area, zero tolerance.

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