Functionalism + Crime Quiz

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  • Created by: cathvin
  • Created on: 30-05-16 22:45

1. Who believes crime is a product of bad socialisation, mainly because of the family failing to instill the correct norms and values into their offspring?

  • Messner and Rosenfeld
  • Parsons
  • Merton
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2. Who argues that too much crime threatens societies stability by challenging its norms and values?

  • Durkheim
  • South
  • Murray

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

  • Cohen
  • Parsons

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

  • Hirschi
  • Cloward and Ohlin
  • Miller

5. Who developed strain theory?

  • Taylor
  • Merton
  • Young

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