Functionalism, Subculture and Strain

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Durkheim
Crime is inevitable due to socialisation/anomie. It has positive functions: boundary maintenance/adaptation and change.
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Davis
Safety valve without threatening the stability of monogomy
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Cohen
Warning that something isn't functioning effectively within society
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Erikson
Society is set out to promote a certain level of crime
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Merton
Strain theory - culture/structure. American dream/meritocracy. Conformist/innovation/ritualism/retreatism/rebellion.
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Cohen
Status frustration - WC boys join a delinquent subculture for alternative status hierachy
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Cloward and Ohlin
Criminal/conflict/retreatist
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Miller
Focal concerns - independent subculture
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Matza
Drift in and out of delinquency
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Messner and Rosenfield
Institutional Anomie Theory - economic factors placed above all else = crime is inevitable
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Downes and Hansen
18 countries, those who spent the most on welfare had lower imprisonment rates
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Safety valve without threatening the stability of monogomy

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Society is set out to promote a certain level of crime

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