Functionalist, strain and sub-cultural theories - sociologists

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Crime fulfills two important functions 1) boundary maintenance 2) adaptation&change
DURKHEIM
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Prostitution acts to release men's sexual frustrations without threatening the nuclear family
DAVIS
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Deviance indicates that an institution is malfunctioning e.g high truancy rates may indicate problems with the education system
COHEN
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Strain theory, the American Dream, deviant adaptations to strain
MERTON
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Criticises Merton and notes that w/c boys face anomie in m/c education system- so suffer status fustration
COHEN
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3 subcultures (criminal,conflict,retreatist)
CLOWARD&OHLIN
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Prostitution acts to release men's sexual frustrations without threatening the nuclear family

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DAVIS

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Deviance indicates that an institution is malfunctioning e.g high truancy rates may indicate problems with the education system

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Strain theory, the American Dream, deviant adaptations to strain

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Criticises Merton and notes that w/c boys face anomie in m/c education system- so suffer status fustration

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