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2. A criticism of Cohen is that he doens't acknowledge that...

  • There are different types of deviance, not just utilitarian crime.
  • Women also deviate.
  • Some youths may have always wanted to deviate, rather than changing from being normal.
  • Some criminal subcultures don't reward violence etc.

3. Subcultural theorists - Cloward & Ohlin created 3 responses to why w/c members deviate in different ways. These were:

  • Rebellion, victimised and poor groups
  • Criminal, ideological and harmful subcultures
  • Criminal, conflict and retreatist subcultures
  • Repressive, deterministic and critical subcultures

4. Burke criticises Cloward & Ohlin, as their subcultures are...

  • Vague and studied during the 1960s
  • Outdated, vague, unreliable and only based in Michigan
  • Outdated and only based in Chicago
  • Outdated and only based in Seattle

5. Merton's strain theory suggests that deviance...

  • Occurs when people are unable to achieve socially approved goals by legitimate means.
  • Happens when people are strained and stressed.
  • Is a likely event in the family.
  • Happens even when people have an option of avoiding it.


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