functionalist view of crime

term used by miller to describe key values
focal concerns
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term applied to a wide variety of youth groups that regularly engage in offending
gang
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an alternative, illegal way of life that certain groups in society have access to: term used by Cloward and Ohlin
legitimate opportunity structure
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term first used by Durkhim to descrieb brake down of social expectations and behaviour
anomie
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criminal or antisocial acts committed by young people
delinquency
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feeling of belonging to a larger entity e.g a society
social cohesion
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acording to AK Cohen this occours when young men feel they are being looked down on by society
status frustration
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justification for our deviant or criminal actions
techniques of neutralisation
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a distinctive set of values that provides an alternative to those of the mainstream culture
subculture
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a set of devaint values that exist alongside the socially approved values but are usually kept hidden or remain under control
subterranean values
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term used by Merton to explain reactions to situations where socially approved goals were impossible for the majority of the population
starin
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explanatiosn of crime and deviance focusing on the idea that those who are deviant hold different values to the majority
subcultural theories
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Who said crime was an integral part of all healthy societies
Durkheim
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... who accpt the culturally defined goal of financial success as well as the institutional means society defines appropriate to reach that goal ..... follow rules and believe doing so will pay off financially
conformists
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.... also accpet the cultually defnied goal of financial success but do not follow society's rules in their pursuit of wealth
innovators
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..... are those individuals who do not believe they can attain the culturally defined goal of accumulating financial waelth but continiue to do so though socites acceptabel cultural pathways
ritualists
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........are people who reject the goal of financial wealth as well as the means society deems to get rich
retreatists
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.... redefine society's goals and create new institutional means of pursuing their unique goals
rebels
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who crises Merton's view
Taylor
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term applied to a wide variety of youth groups that regularly engage in offending

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gang

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

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Card 4

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term first used by Durkhim to descrieb brake down of social expectations and behaviour

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criminal or antisocial acts committed by young people

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