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5 Matching questions

  1. Robert Merton
  2. innovation ritualism
  3. Erving Goffman
  4. discreditable identity
  5. structural strain
  1. a 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
  2. b anomie 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. 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 stigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity
  5. e social factors that lead to different people taking different action
    example: suicide rates higher in industrializing societies than nonindustrializing societies

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. primary/secondary deviance
    primary-first act of deviance
    secondary-the acts of deviance afterward are secondary deviance that comes from the societal shunning
    example: Bob's joyride was primary deviance
    Bob becoming a drunk and gambler from his hardships are secondary deviance
  5. lack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society

5 True/False questions

  1. conformityacting according to certain accepted standards

          

  2. rebellionrejecting 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

          

  3. anomielack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society

          

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

          

  5. 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

          

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