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5 Matching questions

  1. labeling theory
  2. Richard Cloward/Lloyd Ohlin
  3. Lombroso's theory of atavism
  4. rebellion
  5. discredited identity
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c criminals are evolutionary throwbacks
    they are failures biologically
  4. d 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
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. ectomorph-tall, thing, fragile
    endomorph-short and fat
    mesomorph-muscular and athletic
  3. norms vary across societies, so we know what is considered to be deviant varies in different societies
  4. acting according to certain accepted standards
  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. discreditable identityvulnerability 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


  2. innovation ritualismliving within the norms of society, not being deviant


  3. structural strainanomie 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. Erving Goffmanstigma
    discreditable vs. discredited identity


  5. stigmalack ties to the social groups because they are not well integrated into society