6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- the choice of committing a crime. criminal weighs the consequences of committing the crime or not.
- society creates crime and criminals by labeling certain behavior and certain people as deviant.
- Serious, frequent crimes that are reported by the FBI annually to give an idea of the "crime picture" in the U.S.
- study of why certain people are victims of crimes and the optimal role for victims in the criminal justice system
- proposition that can be tested by researchers or observers to determine if it is valid.
- certain people and places are more likely to be subject to criminal activity because of past victimization
6 True/False Questions
social conflict theory → view criminal behavior as the result of class conflict
Why is there a rising number of women incarcerated in the U.S.? → Criminal justice system is more willing to incarcerate women.
National Crime Victimization Survey → certain people and places are more likely to be subject to criminal activity because of past victimization
trait theory → appearance is to blame for crime
Part II offenses according to UCR → All crimes that do not fall into Part I offenses, usually misdemeanors and felonies.
Learning theory (social process) → society creates crime and criminals by labeling certain behavior and certain people as deviant.