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5 Matching questions

  1. retreatism
  2. Edwin Lemert
  3. Richard Cloward/Lloyd Ohlin
  4. stigma
  5. conformity
  1. a primary/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. 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 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
  4. d being discredited for membership of a certain racial, religious, or ethnic group
  5. e acting according to certain accepted standards

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. norms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies
  3. criminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically
  4. reject 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
  5. social factors that lead to different people taking different action
    example: suicide rates higher in industrializing societies than nonindustrializing societies

5 True/False questions

  1. collective consciencetotality of beliefs to all the average people of society


  2. normative behaviorliving within the norms of society, not being deviant


  3. egoismbeing discredited for membership of a certain racial, religious, or ethnic group


  4. William Sheldonectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic


  5. labeling theorybeing 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