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Anomie and strain theories

Author: Krista S Gehring; Michael R Batista; Cheryl L Wallace; Robert Agnew
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019.
Series: CrimComics, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
Introduces students to Robert Merton's Anomie Theory, which posits that the idea of the American Dream is implicated in the social production of crime. It also discusses two extensions of his theory, General Strain Theory and Institutional-Anomie Theory.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic nonfiction
Named Person: Robert King Merton; Robert King Merton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krista S Gehring; Michael R Batista; Cheryl L Wallace; Robert Agnew
ISBN: 0190207183 9780190207182
OCLC Number: 1058851543
Description: v, 23 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Title: CrimComics, 5.
Responsibility: Krista S. Gehring, writer ; Michael R. Batista, artist ; Cheryl L. Wallace, letterer ; foreword written by Robert Agnew.

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Introduces students to Robert Merton's Anomie Theory, which posits that the idea of the American Dream is implicated in the social production of crime. It also discusses two extensions of his theory, General Strain Theory and Institutional-Anomie Theory.

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