FUNCTIONALISM & SUBCULTURAL THEORIES

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1. Cohen: formed the idea that criminal subcultures invert the values of mainstream society (what society condemns, they praise). This was known as the...

  • Opposite values hierarchy
  • Alternative status hierarchy
  • Inverted delinquency order
  • Criminal subculture structure
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2. Tham: criticises Murray, as he found that Sweden also had welfare benefits - but in Sweden there was:

  • A stronger common history
  • More employment only
  • Less unemployment, less inequality and less inprisonment (even though Swedish benefits were higher)
  • Less of a moral panic about benefits

3. Parsons: goal attainment means that we all...

  • can attain different goals
  • share the same goals
  • want to battle for goals
  • have the same ideas

4. Marxists criticise functionalist views for not having a march of progress viewpoint. Also, Marxists say that socialisation teaches about...

  • The family and nothing else
  • Nothing but positive things
  • The ruling class' ideology
  • The improvements of class inequality over time

5. Functionalists aim to maintain what?

  • The ability to create a revolution
  • Happiness
  • Social order
  • Consensus

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