Chapter 7-Introduction to Deviance, Crime, and Social Control – SOCI1010R01: Introduction to Sociology (2019F)
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- How does Robert Merton Strain Theory define and explain deviance? Use Strain theory to answer the questions below:
- Embezzlement of a large sum of client’s money by a financial planner.
- The theft of a hamburger by a homeless person.
- Gang warfare in a low-income neighborhood.
- The payment of secret money to university/college admission scouts by wealthy parents on behalf of their children.
- Manipulation of the effect of toxic waste materials dumped in a ravine near a poor school neighborhood by a large corporation.
Notice: Respond to the question above in a thoughtful and complete manner consisting of full paragraphs which demonstrates that you understand the question. Refer to the textbook as needed. Obligatory answers without depth will receive a very low grade.