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5 Matching questions

  1. William Sheldon
  2. anomie
  3. normative behavior
  4. retreatism
  5. Erving Goffman
  1. a people do not experience constraint of social norms either because there are no norms or they do not know them
  2. b rejecting 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
  3. c stigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity
  4. d ectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic
  5. e living within the norms of society, not being deviant

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society
  2. being discredited for membership of a certain racial, religious, or ethnic group
  3. stigma is known
    example: Bob living in small town leads everyone to know the crime that had been committed and leads to his secondary deviance
  4. norms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies
  5. just as legitimate means of success are unequally distributed throughout society, so are illegitimate ones
    example: being poor and being a bank robber may only allow you to have one gun and it makes it harder to rob the bank

5 True/False questions

  1. conformityacting according to certain accepted standards


  2. Edwin Lemertlack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society


  3. innovation ritualismaccept 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. Lombroso's theory of atavismcriminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically


  5. Howard Beckerdeviance 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


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