Social Conflict Theory and Crime: Definitions and Approach to Deviance


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Social conflict theory emphasizes the _____ between different groups in society.

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of social-conflict theory and crime. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the characteristics of the social-conflict theory as well as knowing who can likely be labeled a deviant.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Who can likely be labeled deviants in society
  • Crime committed by people of high social positions
  • Businesses that purposely sells products that have not been tested
  • Examples of interference with capitalism deviance

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as capitalism
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding social deviance and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social deviance lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about how deviance in society can be characterized, review the corresponding lesson on Social-Conflict Theory and Crime: Definitions and Approach to Deviance. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what the social-conflict theory is
  • Understand who gets to characterize someone as deviant
  • Identify the types of crime and their characteristic differences
  • Describe how punishment differs for corporate crime
  • Appreciate what organized crime involves