Sociological Theories of Delinquency Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best represents an example of Emile Durkheim's theory of anomie?

Question 2 2. The concept of anomie first emerged in

Question 3 3. What was the focus of the Chicago School of Criminology?

Question 4 4. According to studies done in the 20th century, which of the following is a trait of a community with a high crime rate?

Question 5 5. Resilience in the face of problems is an example of an _____.

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Question 6 6. Anger issues are an example of an _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is one of the nine tenets of differential association theory?

Question 8 8. Criminal and non-criminal behavior is an expression of the same needs and values.

Question 9 9. Peacemaking is the use of various tactics to end conflict and maintain peace. These tactics are all but which of the following?

Question 10 10. Martin Luther King argues for non-violent resistance against segregation in his famous:

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Question 11 11. The _____ theory says that people learn from the community around them.

Question 12 12. Why are differential association and differential reinforcement similar?

Question 13 13. Critical theory is a perspective that contains theories that challenge the stereotypical view of why people offend and forces us to examine _____ ,_____ , and _____ factors as the reasons why people offend.

Question 14 14. What type of crime should be the focus according to left realism?

Question 15 15. _____ theories of criminology believe that society influences a person to become a criminal.

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Question 16 16. The idea that the community shapes a person's behavior is called the social _____ theory.

Question 17 17. With general strain theory in mind, which of the following people is MOST likely to commit a crime (all else equal)?

Question 18 18. What is the core premise behind general strain theory?

Question 19 19. Culture conflict theory is also known as which of the following?

Question 20 20. Which of the following represents the basic idea of culture conflict?

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Question 21 21. Holly believes her son will be tempted to engage in at least some deviant behavior, but family and peer influences will be enough to stop him. Holly's belief is most consistent with _____.

Question 22 22. After Serena received a diagnosis of mental illness, others negatively labeled her, which changed her self-concept and social identity. This is an example of a _____.

Question 23 23. The individual who created anomie theory was:

Question 24 24. Social disorganization theory was first described by:

Question 25 25. Poverty is an example of an _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of differential association theory?

Question 27 27. Archbishop Desmond Tutu's arguments for Justice and Forgiveness were made to prevent the recurrence of violence following the end of:

Question 28 28. Differential _____ is the idea that people learn values and behaviors associated with crimes.

Question 29 29. _____ _____ theory focuses on parenting styles and how boys versus girls are raised.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a program based on sociological theories of criminology?

Sociological Theories of Delinquency Chapter Exam Instructions

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