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5 Matching Questions

  1. labeling theory
  2. innovation ritualism
  3. egoism
  4. retreatism
  5. normative behavior
  1. a living within the norms of society, not being deviant
  2. b being labeled as a deviant leads to society forever labeling you as deviant and you begin to feel it is so
    example: a bad situation leads to a felony charge, now the charge lasts forever
  3. c accept and pursue goals of society but lack sufficient means to reach them, so they find new ones
    example: theft in order to achieve wealth
  4. d lack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society
  5. e rejecting goals of society but continue to pursue the means
    following the rules is more important than reaching the goal
    example: going through the motions and conforming to the group

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. stigma is known
    example: Bob living in small town leads everyone to know the crime that had been committed and leads to his secondary deviance
  2. just as legitimate means of success are unequally distributed throughout society, so are illegitimate ones
    example: being poor and being a bank robber may only allow you to have one gun and it makes it harder to rob the bank
  3. criminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically
  4. being discredited for membership of a certain racial, religious, or ethnic group
  5. vulnerability of being found out of being deviant leads the individual to hide it
    example: college student hiding the fact that they drink because it is illegal to drink underage

5 True/False Questions

  1. structural strainsocial factors that lead to different people taking different action
    example: suicide rates higher in industrializing societies than nonindustrializing societies


  2. William Sheldonanomie occurs when norms of the society do not fit the social structure
    common accepted goals of society must be met with sufficient means to reach those goals


  3. rebellionreject the goals and means to reach the goals of society
    example: not caring to be part of society, living in huts in the mountains of Idaho


  4. collective conscienceliving within the norms of society, not being deviant


  5. relativity of deviancetotality of beliefs to all the average people of society


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