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Social Structure & Control Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Barney wanted to sell his necklace for $100.00. Sally wanted to buy a gold necklace for her boyfriend's birthday. They met to discuss the deal. Barney knew the chain was a fake, but he needed the money, so he convinced Sally that the chain was made of 14 carat gold. When she had it appraised at the jewelry store, it turned out to be made of ordinary metal painted to look like gold. What is Barney guilty of?

Question 2 2.

Michael works for a news station. Clarke, a local store owner, wants the channel to run a story on his big shoe sale. Michael knows that these stories are run on a first-come first-serve basis. However, as a junior producer, he can sneak a story under the producer's nose from time to time. Clarke offers Michael $100 worth of free shoes in exchange for the story to run on the 6 O' Clock News each evening for a week. Michael accepts the offer and runs the story.

Identify the crime that may have taken place.

Question 3 3. Acme Chemicals was found guilty of knowingly selling an unsafe product to the public. This is an example of:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a criteria that distinguishes white collar crime from blue collar crime?

Question 5 5. _____ occurs when an area's lower income residents are displaced by an influx of higher income residents.

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Question 6 6. Individuals living in a _____ community feel a close sense of belonging and would be likely to grow crops together or to work together on building projects.

Question 7 7. Marco repeatedly violates a social norm that leads his colleagues to make assumptions about him and label him. This is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. After hearing that her neighbor Jim had been arrested for spying, Susan tells her sister that she remembers Jim acting like he had something to hide. Susan's action is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. The mode of adaptation that involves accepting the legitimate goals and the socially approved means of acquiring those goals is _____.

Question 10 10. Drug addicts and street people would be an example of which mode of adaption?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is one of the nine tenets of differential association theory?

Question 12 12. According to Edwin H. Sutherlands nine tenets of differential association theory, which of the following demonstrates what is right and wrong to an offender?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 15 15. It is important to separate the concept of _____ from social conformity. This concept is different because it involves complying with an authority figure and does not involve a change in behavior or belief to fit in with a group.

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Question 16 16. _____ percent of participants conformed at least once in Solomon Asch's study of conformity

Question 17 17. Susan has just been hired for a competitive job in a corporation because she is a close friend of the CEO. In this example, the employer has failed to follow which of Weber's principles?

Question 18 18. According to Max Weber, how would an informal channel of communication affect an organization?

Question 19 19. _____ sanctions are enforced by institutions or governing bodies in our society

Question 20 20. Jane organized a park clean up in her neighborhood to get rid of trash and weeds. She is given a gift by members of her community for helping out. This is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best describes social differentiation theory within the field of criminology?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about white-collar crime?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a major criticism of Taylorism?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes Taylor's views on employees within an organization?

Question 25 25. Which element is not necessary in order to prove fraud occurred?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following individuals is LEAST likely to be labeled as deviant?

Question 27 27. Which Zone in the concentric zone model would offer the most employment opportunities?

Question 28 28. A vigilante on a television show is viewed as a hero by the community, while law enforcement sees him as a criminal. This illustrates _____.

Question 29 29. Anarchist and militant groups would be an example of which mode of adaptation?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a true statement about differential association theory?

Social Structure & Control Chapter Exam Instructions

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