6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Serious, frequent crimes that are reported by the FBI annually to give an idea of the "crime picture" in the U.S.
- certain people and places are more likely to be subject to criminal activity because of past victimization
- Measures reported and unreported crime, unaffected by police bias and distortions, does not rely on victims reporting directly to police.
- proposition that can be tested by researchers or observers to determine if it is valid.
- criminal who commits multiple offenses and is considered part of a small group of wrongdoers who are responsible for a majority of the antisocial activity in any given community
- study of why certain people are victims of crimes and the optimal role for victims in the criminal justice system
6 True/False questions
social conflict theory → view criminal behavior as the result of class conflict
trait theory → appearance is to blame for crime
Labeling theory (social process) → society creates crime and criminals by labeling certain behavior and certain people as deviant.
Learning theory (social process) → delinquents and criminals must be taught both the practical and emotional skills necessary to participate in illegal activity.
self- reported surveys → Inquires about crime unreported by the offenders themselves without penalty.
choice theory → appearance is to blame for crime