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5 Matching questions

  1. William Sheldon
  2. labeling theory
  3. Erving Goffman
  4. structural strain
  5. discreditable identity
  1. a stigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity
  2. b 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
  3. c social factors that lead to different people taking different action
    example: suicide rates higher in industrializing societies than nonindustrializing societies
  4. d ectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. being discredited for membership of a certain racial, religious, or ethnic group
  2. living within the norms of society, not being deviant
  3. criminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically
  4. norms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies
  5. people do not experience constraint of social norms either because there are no norms or they do not know them

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. 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


  3. conformityacting according to certain accepted standards


  4. egoismlack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society


  5. retreatismrejecting goals of society but continue to pursue the means
    following the rules is more important than reaching the goal
    example: going through the motions and conforming to the group