Functionalists approach to crime and deviance

Durkheim

Merton- strain theory

Cloward and Ohlin - three subcultures

A.K Cohen - status frustration

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Who developed the first major approach to crime and deviance?
Functionalists
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Is the functionalist theory a consensus structuralist theory?
True
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Where do functionalists believe that crime and deviance is located?
In the structure of society
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In order to achieve social solidarity do they believe that socialization and social control is needed?
True
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They believe that crime and deviance is
inevitabke and universal
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Who said the quote "crime is normal.. a integral part of all healthy societies"?
Durkheim
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Who showed that crime acts as a safety valve?
Davis
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Who showed that crime acts as a warning light?
A K Cohen
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Who developed the first strain theory?
Merton
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Is a strain theory when people engage in deviant behavior when they are unable to achieve socially accepted goals by legitimate means?
True
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What are the two factors that cause the strain? (Merton)
Structurual and Culturual factors
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Natalie

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Good quiz, spelling could be a bit better though.

comfort botha

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doesnt make sense . asking yes or no questions and the answera are true or false... 

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