soci 1301 discussion 3

soci 1301 discussion 3

Robert Merton’s Strain Theory of Deviance

Within Chapter 7 there is a section discussing Robert Merton’s Strain Theory of Deviance.  This theory basically argues that when individuals feel pressure and/or strain to attain certain cultural goals they may resort to different forms of deviance to alleviate the pressure and achieve those specific social goals.

Utilizing Merton’s theory identify you will need to identify an individual that is well known in the public sphere.  You will be utilizing one of his subcategories of deviant behavior (innovator, ritualist, rebel, or retreatist).  You will need to explain and specify which category this individual best fits into and why using their own behavior and track record as your examples. For example, you may choose a professional athlete (Lebron James), or artist(?) (Justin Bieber).  Please be specific with the examples and how they fit into the category.

Initial post of 1 Page – 300 Words due two days before the overall due date.  This will allow your peers to begin to reply.

Please Bold or Highlight the typology you chose to support

Please Bold or Highlight the chosen individual or social group

Please make sure to use outside sources and cite and reference those sources

2 Replies to your peers posts – 50-75 Words each by due date

Please make sure to keep a copy of you submission by first creating the document in your favorite piece of software; for example, Word, Google Docs, Pages, etc.  To submit the essay you will need to copy and paste the text into the textbox provided in Canvas.  Please do not copy links to Google Docs or links to files.  By copying the text into the Canvas textbox, it will be formatted correctly and allow me grade in a more efficient manner.  You will also need to include the number of words your document.  If I cannot open your document you will receive a 0 for the assignment.

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