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I need help with a Subject Major question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.

In a capitalist and democratic society there are certain realities that exist as a result of ones social class, race/ethnicity, and/or gender. Situated in the realm of social control, there are those that have argued that the criminal justice system maintains itself as a mechanism of social control due to the functional nature of crime. How might this position be defended utilizing the material that we have read for this week’s session?

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Reading Chapter attached Chapter 9