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Unformatted text preview: 4. High level of maladaptive behavior due to cultural imbalance between goals and means. Between forces driving people to crime, and restraining forces. Social structure explains differences in upper and lower class crime rates. Distribution of legitimate opportunities to achieve wealth through legitimate means. 5. Since goals are not always achieved, means become valuable in themselves. Often times, means are placed under severe stress. Little reward in means alone. 6. Strain falls on a wide variety of people: mostly concentrated in lower-classes. because of differential emphasis placed on ability to attain goals. goals "open to all."...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 200 taught by Professor Kipp during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.
- Winter '09