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1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the underclass?

  • Part-time employment
  • Acceptance of crime and deviance
  • Illegitimacy (kids outside marriage)
  • High rates of long term unemployment
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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
  • Less unemployment, less inequality and less inprisonment (even though Swedish benefits were higher)
  • Less of a moral panic about benefits
  • More employment only

3. Which is not one of Merton's strain theory groups?

  • Disputists
  • Retreatists
  • Rebels
  • Innovators
  • Conformists
  • Ritualists

4. 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

5. Parsons: there are 2 types of agents of social control. These are:

  • Formal and informal
  • Repressive and ideological
  • Harsh and pleasant
  • Positivist and interpretivist


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