functionalist view of crime

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1. an alternative, illegal way of life that certain groups in society have access to: term used by Cloward and Ohlin

  • legitimate opportunity structure
  • focal concerns
  • gang
  • status frustration
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2. .... redefine society's goals and create new institutional means of pursuing their unique goals

  • rebels
  • ritualists
  • retreatists
  • innovators

3. acording to AK Cohen this occours when young men feel they are being looked down on by society

  • status frustration
  • starin
  • subcultural theories
  • subterranean values

4. explanatiosn of crime and deviance focusing on the idea that those who are deviant hold different values to the majority

  • social cohesion
  • subcultural theories
  • strain
  • anomie

5. term used by miller to describe key values

  • focal concerns
  • social cohesion
  • subterranean values
  • anomie

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