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sociology exam 3: chapter 6 bits and pieces

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Social control occurs in _____, ___ ____, and _____ _____. Members of society are expected to act ____.
families, peer groups, bureaucratic organizations, properly
Deviance can be understood only within its ____ ____. In most instances, those individuals and groups with the greatest status and power define what is ____and what is ____.
social context, acceptable, deviant
The term stigma was coined by ____ ____
erving goffman
There has been a significant ____ in violent crimes in the united states
decline
____ ____ argued that there is nothing inherently deviant or criminal in any act; the key is how sociology responds to the act
Emile Durkheim
Emile Durkheim used the term ____
anomie
____ ____ took durkheim's theory a step further by creating the anomie theory of deviance
robert merton
Anomie theory of deviance posits five basic forms of adaptations:
1) Conformity

2) Innovation

3) Ritualism

4) Retreatism

5) Rebellion
Robert merton's ____ ____ __ ____ was popular but not completely accurate
anomie theory of deviance
____ ____ drew upon cultural transmission
Edwin Sutherland
Edwin Sutherland used the term ____ ____
differential association
According to ____ ____, the criminal justice system serves the interests of the powerful, who define deviance to suit their own needs.
Richard Quinney