Persons In The Public Eye That Personify Merton’s Different Types Of Strain

Discuss the relationship between strain theory and the common held idea that crime is an inner-city problem.

  1. Can you think of persons in the public eye that personify Merton’s different types of strain?
  2. With some parents involving their children in more extra-curricular activity, consider the issue of class and attachment in relation to deviant activity. Does class have an effect on attachment?