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5 Matching questions

  1. relativity of deviance
  2. innovation ritualism
  3. Erving Goffman
  4. Lombroso's theory of atavism
  5. retreatism
  1. a norms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies
  2. b 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
  3. c 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
  4. d criminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically
  5. e stigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. social factors that lead to different people taking different action
    example: suicide rates higher in industrializing societies than nonindustrializing societies
  2. 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
  3. totality of beliefs to all the average people of society
  4. deviance as learned behavior
    there are steps that can be learned to becoming deviant
    example: marijuana smokers must learn to smoke, learn what to expect from it, and learn how to deal with the effects
  5. lack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society

5 True/False questions

  1. labeling theoryectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic


  2. William Sheldonbeing 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. discredited identitystigma is known
    example: Bob living in small town leads everyone to know the crime that had been committed and leads to his secondary deviance


  4. Richard Cloward/Lloyd Ohlinanomie 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


  5. normative behaviorliving within the norms of society, not being deviant


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