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Sociology

Quiz 6 :

Deviance and Social Control: Sickos, Weirdos, Freaks, and Folks Like Us

Quiz 6 :

Deviance and Social Control: Sickos, Weirdos, Freaks, and Folks Like Us

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The violation of social norms is called ______.
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A

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According to social control theory, which of the following actions would not influence a person to conform?
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D

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Anomie and strain are associated with the ______.
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B

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Susan would love to be a lawyer but cannot afford to go to law school. Her boyfriend suggested that she steal from her grandmother's estate in order to finance her education, but she refused. Instead, she took a 2-year course and became a librarian. Robert Merton would classify Susan's actions as ______.
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Smoking marijuana is a ______.
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Which of the following is an example of a consensus crime?
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Consider the statement, "People learn to conform or deviate from the individuals they spend time with." With which theory does this statement best fit?
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Liz works at the dean's office. She works harder than her supervisor (who is paid more and enjoys coffee breaks when Liz and her coworkers share stories about how little they are paid and how they deserve more). One day, Liz steals 15 ink cartridges to use in her home printer. Liz has committed a(n) ______.
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The statement, "Members of society create deviance by defining certain behaviors as deviant," most closely reflects ______.
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To study why women kill their abusive husbands, Robin plans to look at the positive and negative sanctions the women weighed when deciding to kill. Which theory is Robin most likely using?
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How does primary deviance differ from secondary deviance?
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A belief that becomes a reality constitutes ______.
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Smiles, frowns, and hugs are all examples of ______.
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The statement, "Deviance serves vital social functions," most closely reflects ______.
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Which of the following is NOT correct about deviance?
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Kina is a 17-year-old woman. To discourage her from becoming deviant, her parents encouraged her to attend church, study hard, and believe that "nice girls finish first." Kina's parents are also sociologists. Kina's parents most likely subscribe to which theory of deviance?
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The self-fulfilling prophecy is associated with ______.
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The forms of deviance in which formal penalties are imposed by society are ______.
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Yesterday, for the first time ever, Carson smoked marijuana. According to labeling theory, Carson committed ______.
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In the study of the Saints and the Roughnecks, Chambliss found all of the following EXCEPT that:
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