functionalist view of crime

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1. term used by Merton to explain reactions to situations where socially approved goals were impossible for the majority of the population

  • starin
  • delinquency
  • focal concerns
  • status frustration
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2. feeling of belonging to a larger entity e.g a society

  • anomie
  • social cohesion
  • focal concerns
  • subclture

3. Matza dissagress with the idea that people commit crime due to factors beyond their control

  • true
  • false

4. .... redefine society's goals and create new institutional means of pursuing their unique goals

  • ritualists
  • rebels
  • innovators
  • retreatists

5. a set of devaint values that exist alongside the socially approved values but are usually kept hidden or remain under control

  • subterranean values
  • delinquency
  • illegitimate opportunity structure
  • strain


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