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Sociology 1 Final Exam Study Guide Summer 2015 1. Deviance – what is it? Mild? Severe?
2. According to functionalism, what positive things emerge from deviance for society?
3. Merton’s Strain theory – what is the strain?
c. How does strain theory help functionalism’s ability to explain social change?
4. Conflict perspective on deviance and crime a. How does defining deviance relate to power and stratification in society?
5. Costs of "street crime" and white collar crime
6. What is the dilemma inherent in the interests of individuals vs the interests of the social group?
7. Bureaucracy a. What are the good/necessary tasks they accomplish? b. What are the negative parts?

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