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1

What 3 things did Albert cohen say

Working class youths :
Internalise mainstream a norms and values
Face blocked opportunities
Suffer from status frustration

2

How do working class youths internalise mainstream norms and values

Through socialisation

3

Status frustration

Relaxation that you cannot achieve middle class terms

4

Do all youths internalise mainstream norms and value s

No some reject them because of the status frustration that they feel

5

What did cloward and ohlin say

They maintained that working class delinquent subculture reflects illegitimate opportunity structure s

6

What were c and o subcultures

Criminal
Conflict
Retreatist

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Criminal subcultures

When youths have access to adult criminal networks

8

Conflict subcultures

Youths lack access to adult criminal networks but live in an environment which values defence of territorial and violence

9

Retreatist subcultures

Denied access to criminal or conflict subcultures

10

What did Walter miller say

Lower class youths never accept mainstream norms and values

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Why do youths never accept mainstream norms and values

They are socialised to a set of lower class values or focal concerns

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What happens to youths in a lower class values

They over conform to these lower class values and gain status within their peer group