Criminology - Exam 2 Study GuideSpr06

Criminology - Exam 2 Study GuideSpr06 - Criminology Spring...

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Criminology Spring 2006 Dr. Roberts Exam 2 Study Guide Readings “The genius of death row” by P.J. Boyer “The old man and the gun” by D. Grann “The Humbolt murders” by J.G. Dunne Chapter 5 Robert Merton – “Strain Theory” o o Modes of Adaptation Conformity Innovation Ritualism Retreatism Rebellion Steven Messner and Richard Rosenfeld – “The American Dream” o o Dominance of economic institutions manifests itself in 3 ways Devaluation of noneconomic role and functions Accommodation of other institutions to economic needs Penetration of economic norms Robert Agnew – “General Strain Theory” o o Strain producing events (3 types)
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3 major cultural deviance theories: 1) social disorganization theory, 2) differential association theory, and 3) culture conflict theory. Social disorganization
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