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Strain Theory

Social Theory and Crime

This clip explores both the historical and contemporary relevance of strain theory to our understanding of the relationship between crime and consumption. The film covers Merton’s strain theory, Venkatesh's Gang Leader for A Day, the strengths and limitations of strain theory, Agnew and general strain theory, criminal sub-cultures and gangs, and the relationship between consumption and crime.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 5 min
Series: Social Theory and Crime

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