Serial Murderers and their Victims

Criminal Justice

Quiz 4 :
Social Construction of Serial Murder

Quiz 4 :
Social Construction of Serial Murder

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Sociological theories which focus primarily upon an individual's socioeconomic standing to explain crime are known as:
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Gunn, in her research on social class and serial murder, found that adult male victims are selected by social class standing, whereas adult female victims are selected on the basis of their:
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A general argument posited by feminists regarding serial murder is that women are usually selected as victims because of their:
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If Bandura's position is essentially correct, then aggressive and violent behavior can be substantially reduced by:
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The social learning of violence is believed by researchers to be a direct result of:
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Central to this theory is the effect of the family on youths who engage in delinquent or violent behavior.
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The "coercive cycle" refers to:
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Alice Miller in her book For Your Own Good refers to "soul murder" as:
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Hirschi's four elements of the social bond include:
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Erving Goffman was a ________ theorist who focused on ___________.
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Howard Becker describes "moral entrepreneurs" as:
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Less than _____ of all homicides in the United States are committed by juveniles.
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Cognitive dissonance refers to:
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Who perpetrates the most mass murders in grammar schools, junior high and high schools?
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Myers, in his study of 16 juvenile killers who committed sexual homicides, identified four types:
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Kirby, in her examination of 27 juvenile serial killers, classified offenders into three categories:
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Which of the following is/are not part of the McDonald Triad?
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This killer of 10 victims, including his grandparents and mother, explained that "he was killing his mother all along." A)
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Which of the following statements is correct?
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Price & Dodge's intention-cue detection refers to:
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