Social Structure and Anomie

  title={Social Structure and Anomie},
  author={R. Merton},
Translation: Merton, Robert. 1968. "Social Structure and Anomie", in Merton, Robert. Social Theory and Social Structure. New York: Free Press: 185-214. 
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