Merton's strain theory

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J H C T A G W R I K F R C O P M V A M C M
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N W I D V A L U E C O N S E N S U S R B I
A W M V M R A K S U G Q Y M R I D G C V C
A D T H E A M E R I C A N D R E A M W J J
M B M L O W E R C L A S S F C B O L Y Q K
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T F F L L P L U R K L Q O W O M P M Y V J
A M N M C V Y I W A S M H H R J E B R M X
E G A Q U O T O F Y Q I E O H E T S A H M
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T A Q O A V B T F G C N X L U S E J E O G
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R G I O X C D Y C C G L S N C M F W I U E
L S D U T I L I T A R I A N C R I M E Q O
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X L L X T Q E M J R I V O H S I F J W O A
V B Y I F X J K R X T A E I H K E B B S F

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 give up on trying to achieve the goals, but have internalised the legitimate means so they can follow the rules. (9)
  • 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)

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