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Thio, Alex: Relative Deprivation and Deviance

In “Social Structure and Anomie,” Robert Merton presented both a macro-level anomie theory and micro-level strain theory. At the macro-level, Merton argued there were two structures in society: the cultural structure and the social structure. The cultural structure ...

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