← Criminology Test 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What are life course theories?
- What is the "Dark Figure of Crime"
- What is resource dependence?
- What are labelling theories?
- What is the purpose of procedural criminal law?
- a Theories emphasizing that the causes of criminal behavior are not found in the individual, but in the social process that labels certain acts as deviant or criminal
- b Theories that identify factors affecting the star, duration, nature, and end of criminal behavior over the life of an offender
- c Is a metaphor that emphasizes the dangerous dimension dimension of crimes that are never reported to the police
- d actors in the system must maintain good relationships with officials like legislators, mayors, and city council members in order to get money to fund their agency
- e It specifies the defendants' rights and tells justice system officials how they can investigate and process cases
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Is a reporting system in which the police describe each offence in a crime incident, together with data describing the offender, victim, and property
- Having factors thought to bring about criminal behavior in an individual
- Police, courts, corrections
- arresting, prosecuting, convicting, and punishing within the framework of the law
- to show that not all cases are treated equally and processed in an identical fashion
5 True/False Questions
What are the six main types of crime? → Visible crime, occupational crime, organized crime, crimes without victims, political crime, cyber crime
What is a system? → a mutual transfer of recourses: a balance of benefits and deficits that flow from behaviour bases on decisions about the values and costs of alternatives
What are potential turning points for criminal careers in life course theories? → Military service, employment, marriage
What does the Crime Control Model emphasize? → the adversarial process, the rights of defendants, and the formal decision making procedures
What is meant by "doing justice"? → Is a metaphor that emphasizes the dangerous dimension dimension of crimes that are never reported to the police