Functionalism + Crime Quiz

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1. Deviant tendencies are controlled by schools, the family etc. If these institutions are lacking or weak, deviance will occur.

  • Miller
  • Hirschi
  • Cloward and Ohlin
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2. What are Merton's five responses to anomie?

  • Conformity, ritualism, retreatism, innovation, rebellion
  • Discontent, innovation, rebellion, retreatism, ritualism
  • Rebellion, acceptance, innovation, ritualism, conformity

3. Reactions to crime clarify boundaries of acceptable behaviour and creates social integration through uniting society against the criminal, forming shared values. It also generates social change.

  • Cohen
  • Durkheim
  • Merton

4. What are Hirschi's four 'bonds' that bind people to society?

  • Attachment, involvement, commitment, belief
  • Conformity, involvement, commitment, belief
  • Attachment, involvement, necessity, belief

5. Who believes that deviance is a 'safety valve', and also that it warns us about societies inadequacies?

  • Cohen
  • Parsons


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