Law and Society Study Set 1

Sociology

Quiz 1 :

An Introduction to Law and Society

Quiz 1 :

An Introduction to Law and Society

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This person is known as the father of the common law.
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B

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Identify the dysfunctional role of the law described by how the law may limit the ability of individuals to use the law to vindicate their right and liberties.
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C

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Identify from the choices below, an example of the dispute resolution function of law.
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D

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Legal anthropologist Paul Bohannan views law as based on ______.
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Identify which of the following is an example of the social change function of the law.
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These are the "action aspect" and tell us how to act in a situation.
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Mores and folkways are informal ______.
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From the following quote identify which theorist is represented, "Law is a body of binding obligations . . . kept in force by the specific mechanisms of reciprocity and publicity inherent in the structure of society."
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Identify the fundamental principle that constitutes the foundation of Socialist law from the choices below.
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______ are deeply and intensely held norms about what is right and wrong. The violation of these are met with strong condemnation.
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These are the core beliefs about what is moral and immoral, good and bad, and acceptable and unacceptable.
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Identify which of the following is an example of the social control function of the law.
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The following definition of law follows what approach of defining the law? "Law is a body of binding obligations . . . kept in force by the specific mechanisms of reciprocity and publicity inherent in the structure of society."
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Identify from the following definition of law, which two theorists are best represented, "Law is a mechanism to support the political and economic domination of the powerful ruling class and to exploit the working class."
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Identify which of the following is NOT a dysfunctional role of the law.
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These are the customs that guide our daily interactions and behavior.
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This is an example of the social control function of the law.
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These provide the foundation for many of our laws.
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Identify the theorist who presented the following: "An order, shall be called law where it is externally guaranteed by the probability that coercion (physical or psychological), to bring about conformity or avenge violation will be applied by a staff of people especially ready for that purpose."
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Identify which of the following is an example of the dispute resolution function of the law.
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