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Chapter 7 Quiz
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Which statement best captures the reality of crime compared to public perception of crime?
Crime rates have been on the decline since peaking int he early 1990's, but most U.S adults belive crime is worse now than it was 20 years ago.
relative to time & space
I helped rescue a duck and her ducklings fro, a busy road. The people waiting in their cars clapped. This would be an example of ______ sanctions.
This theory suggests that a small group of people with significant resources shape both the rules of society, and against whom they are enforced.
the power elite theory
Imprisonment for embezzlement would be an example of:
negative formal sanction
The U.S has _____ percent of the global population, and _____ percent of the world's inmates.
Control theory suggests that the more obligations we have to other people and organizations:
the less likely we are to commit a crime
disproportionally affects poor and black folks
During the civil rights movement, Rosa Parks and other black protestors spoke out against segregation by refusing to sit at the back of the bus. This is an example of ________.
an act of deviance
_________ deviance is a violation of norms that _______ result in a person being labeled a deviant.
Primary; does not
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