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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Serious, frequent crimes that are reported by the FBI annually to give an idea of the "crime picture" in the U.S.
  2. certain people and places are more likely to be subject to criminal activity because of past victimization
  3. Measures reported and unreported crime, unaffected by police bias and distortions, does not rely on victims reporting directly to police.
  4. proposition that can be tested by researchers or observers to determine if it is valid.
  5. 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
  6. study of why certain people are victims of crimes and the optimal role for victims in the criminal justice system

6 True/False questions

  1. social conflict theoryview criminal behavior as the result of class conflict


  2. trait theoryappearance is to blame for crime


  3. Labeling theory (social process)society creates crime and criminals by labeling certain behavior and certain people as deviant.


  4. Learning theory (social process)delinquents and criminals must be taught both the practical and emotional skills necessary to participate in illegal activity.


  5. self- reported surveysInquires about crime unreported by the offenders themselves without penalty.


  6. choice theoryappearance is to blame for crime