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5 Matching questions

  1. Howard Becker
  2. William Sheldon
  3. normative behavior
  4. conformity
  5. Robert Merton
  1. a deviance as learned behavior
    there are steps that can be learned to becoming deviant
    example: marijuana smokers must learn to smoke, learn what to expect from it, and learn how to deal with the effects
  2. b living within the norms of society, not being deviant
  3. c anomie occurs when norms of the society do not fit the social structure
    common accepted goals of society must be met with sufficient means to reach those goals
  4. d ectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic
  5. e acting according to certain accepted standards

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. being labeled as a deviant leads to society forever labeling you as deviant and you begin to feel it is so
    example: a bad situation leads to a felony charge, now the charge lasts forever
  2. stigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity
  3. accept and pursue goals of society but lack sufficient means to reach them, so they find new ones
    example: theft in order to achieve wealth
  4. lack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society
  5. vulnerability of being found out of being deviant leads the individual to hide it
    example: college student hiding the fact that they drink because it is illegal to drink underage

5 True/False questions

  1. Edwin Lemertprimary/secondary deviance
    primary-first act of deviance
    secondary-the acts of deviance afterward are secondary deviance that comes from the societal shunning
    example: Bob's joyride was primary deviance
    Bob becoming a drunk and gambler from his hardships are secondary deviance


  2. retreatismreject the goals and means to reach the goals of society
    example: not caring to be part of society, living in huts in the mountains of Idaho


  3. relativity of deviancenorms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies


  4. Richard Cloward/Lloyd Ohlinectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic


  5. discredited identitystigma is known
    example: Bob living in small town leads everyone to know the crime that had been committed and leads to his secondary deviance