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Chapter 11 - Labeling Theory and Conflict/Marxist/Radical Theories of Crime
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Which of the following policies does not stem from labeling theory?
This theoretical perspective assumes that criminal behavior increases because certain individuals are caught and branded as offenders.
Tannenbaum argued that labels may vary by __________ and _________.
social status; setting
The oppressing owners of the means of production within capitalistic societies.
Which perspective was heavily influenced by the philosophy and teachings of Karl Marx?
Radical conflict theory
Which of the following policy reforms stems from conflict theory?
Prosecution of white-collar crime
Which of the following is not a way Marxist ideology has been incorporated in criminology?
Laws are made by the proletariat and followed by the bourgeoise
Which scholar developed the perspective of the generalized other—a social and development process from which kids view themselves?
Labeling theory posits that deviance is __________.
Pat was a suspect in a robbery but did not commit the crime. Regardless, Pat was labeled. According to Becker's perspective on labeling, Pat would be considered a __________.
falsely accused deviant
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