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Ch. 8 online quiz
Scholars of critical criminology are more likely to examine ______ trends and patterns rather than perform surveys and analyze data
structural critical criminology
________ theory states the relationship between law and capitalism is unidirectional
The owners of the means of production are the _______
_______ holds that street criminals prey on the poor and disenfranchised, thus making the poor doubly abused, first by the capitalist system and then by members of their own class
_______ argued that laws are created by poltically oriented groups, who seek the government's assistance to help them defend their rights and protect their interests.
_______occurs when disapproval is extended to an offenders evil deeds, while at the same time those offenders who can be reaccepted by society are cast as respected people.
______view criminal law and the criminal system as instruments for controlling the poor, have-not members of society.
Conflict promotes crime by creating a social atmosphere in which the ______ is a mechanism for controlling dissatisfied, have-not members of society while the wealthy maintains their power.
Critical criminologists are more likely to examine _______ rather than to use more empirical methods, such as surveys and data analysis.
The _____ process begins by redefining crime in terms of a conflict among the offender, the victim, and affected community.
The purpose of _______________ is to promote a peaceful and just society.
Conflict theorists believe this occurs when people are thrust outside of the economic mainstream, forcing a larger portion of the population to live in areas conductive to crime
The view that the inter-group conflict and rivalry that exists in every society causes crime is known as_________
is acts defined by law as criminal and committed by state officials, either elected or appointed, in persuit of their jobs as government representatives
______ is an approach in which community organization efforts eliminate or reduce crime before police involvement becomes necessary
theorists who view the law as used to maintain the long-term interests of the capitalist system and to control members of any class who threaten its existence are known as_____
Gender differences can be traced to the development of private property and male domination of the laws of inheritance, which led to a ____________ of male control over property and power.
______ thrusts people outside of the economic mainstream forcing them to live in areas conducive to crime
According to critical criminologists, crime is a _______ concept designed to protect the power and position of the upper classes at the expense of the poor.