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Unformatted text preview: 5. Why are "informal rules of behaviour" stronger than "formal rules of behaviour"? 6. Why is crime necessary to the functioning of society? 7. Why is "too much crime" harmful to society? 8. Identify two criticisms of Functionalist theories of crime. Erikson: Page 17 1. What concept did Erikson claim was crucial to understanding how and why behaviour was criminalised? 2. As a Functionalist, how can you explain away this criticism? 3. What does your answer to question 2 tell you about Functionalism?...
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- Fall '09
- Sociology, collective conscience, Erikson claim