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Unformatted text preview: Instrumental Marxism Law (and the State) as a tool of the Ruling Class: Supports Status Quo Control through a variety of Institutions run by and for the elite (Mass Media, Education, Religion). Typical focus of the sociology of deviance/crime is on the lower class Solution==> End of Capitalism Plain Marxist: Structural Marxism (Colvin and Pauly): Parent's class position and workplace control==> alienated parents==> coercive family structure==> alienated juvenile. Juvenile from above background, more likely to be in coercive (lower class) school environment==> further alienation. Doubly alienated juveniles==> gangs...
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