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Unformatted text preview: some personality disorder or maladjustments that develops, often during childhood. b. Functionalist Perspective i. Emile Durkheim Provided one of the explanations for high levels of deviance and crime in industrial societies. One of the key features of industrial societies, he argued, is the weakening of many of the social bonds important in preindustrial societies. 1. One of key mechanisms constraining people from committing crimes or engaging in other socially disapproved activities are bonds to family and church....
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- Spring '08