Merton's strain theory

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Clues

  • blank blank crime rates are higher because they have least opportunity to obtain wealth so highly (5, 5)
  • indivduals accept he goal of money success but use new ilegtimate means. (10)
  • Individuals accept the culturally approved goals and strive to achieve them. (10)
  • individuals reject both the goals and the legitimate means and become dropouts. (10)
  • it assumes there is blank blank (5, 9)
  • it only accouns for blank blank for monetary gain (11, 5)
  • Society's unequal opportunity structure (10, 7)
  • takes offical crime statistics at blank blank (4, 5)
  • Tells individuals that their society is a meritocratic one where anyone who makes the effort can get ahead (3, 8, 5)
  • the strong emphasis on success goals and the weaker emphasis on using legitimate means to achieve them (8, 7)

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