Functionalist & Subcultural Perspectives- Crime and Deviance

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  • Created on: 10-06-13 11:16

1. What Structual factor creates deviance in society according to Strain Theory?

  • The unequal opportunity structure
  • A society based on materialistic values
  • The strain between the working-class and the powerful
  • unfair education system
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2. What does the term Anomie mean?

  • a society based on crime
  • A sense of normlessness
  • a strong sense of values and norms
  • unfairness in society

3. What ideas did Cohen develop?

  • Boundary Maintenance
  • Broken Windows
  • Status Frustration
  • Strain Theory

4. Durkheim argued that society was based on two things, what are they?

  • Value Consensus and Social Solidarity
  • Social Solidarity and Strain
  • Strain and Anomie
  • Social control and Anomie

5. What sociologist created Strain Theory?

  • Parsons
  • Becker
  • Merton
  • Durkheim
  • Cohen


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