Merton’s five-part typology of deviance

How does Merton’s five-part typology of deviance fit within an ideal society? How can the theory explain stigmas?
People:

How do the different types of groups (primary groups, secondary groups, reference groups, formal groups, in-groups, and out-groups) impact people?
How do people engage and contribute when they are part of an in-group?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of belonging? How do people conform to groups?
How do groups control individuals?
What occurs when people are not part of a group? How might they react?
Why do people consider deviance a mental illness?

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