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Adolescents from divorced parents are more likely to use drugs than children from intact families that are not divorced
Character traits that often lead to drug abuse such as insecurity and vulnerability may be genetically determined
Social and cultural support perspective views drug use as a collective attempt to gain social status and prestige with a peer group
Drug users are less likely to participate in social organizations and engage in team sport activities
The social and cultural support perspective focuses on how individuals learn drug use form immediate family members
Social disorganization focuses on how rapid social change creates gaps between individuals and the community, often leaving people feeling disconnected
Drug users are less likely than non-users to be closely tied to their parents
Introversion largely refers to how drug-induced behavior is outwardly manifested
A criminal record is public and can be acquired by employers and other community members
Containment theory focuses on how socialization can create bonds with drug-using peers
What is the benefit and the problem with using arrests as an outcome measure in this study?
Which "cause for war" is best described by the attacking country believing that they must attack because of an impending danger?
Conflict theorist believe that a small amount of social mobility is left open by the powerful to keep the masses in line.
According to the text, clerical workers, food service workers, and medical assistants are employed in
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Material tools of a culture, such as computers, change faster than nonmaterial tools, such as norms and values. This difference creates what has been called cultural lag. Computers have been around for some time. Still many Americans lag behind in their proficiency with the technology. Interview people you know of varying ages: someone under age twelve, some fellow teens, some young adults, and some elderly adults. Ask them how computer literate they are. Do they know how to use Windows? The internet? Does cultural lag exist in your sample? If so, try to find reasons or explanations for the lag.