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2. Structural factors

  • institutions put people down
  • societies unequal opportunity structure
  • the strong emphasis on success and weak emohasis on getting it via legit means

3. Winning the game according to merton is

  • more important than playing by the rules
  • less important than playing by the rules
  • as important as playing by the rules

4. unable to achieve goals via socially legitimate goals

  • durkheim
  • is strain theories
  • cultural theories

5. Innovation

  • reject legitimate means and goals ie. drug addicts
  • accept money as success but use theft or fraud to achieve it, pressure on those lower class
  • achieve means legitimately middle classed
  • reject existing values and goals replace them with new ones ie. communism


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