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

  • Cohen
  • Parsons

3. What are Merton's five responses to anomie?

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

4. Who developed strain theory?

  • Taylor
  • Merton
  • Young

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

  • Hirschi
  • Cloward and Ohlin
  • Miller


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