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a theory that interprets the responses o other as most significant in understanding deviant behavior
Structural strain theory
a theory that interprets deviance as originating in the tensions that exist in society between cultural goals and the means people have to achieve those goals
Differential association theory
theory that interprets deviance as behavior one learns through interaction with others
a system of stratification (characterized by low social mobility) in which one's place in the stratification system is determined by birth
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