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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCIOL 101
Professor
James Mc Quaid
Semester
Fall

Description
Functionalist: Strain Theory Strain- sense of anger or frustration Strain a result of the tension between a) Cultural goals: legitimate objectives held out to members of society (wealth, power, status) Conflict theory • Deviance as a result of conflict between groups in society • Criminal justice system- system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with ppl who are accused of having committ
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