Criminal Justice Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 3 :

The Search for Causes

Quiz 3 :

The Search for Causes

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________ refer(s)to the relatively stable characteristic patterns of thoughts,feelings,and behaviors that make a person unique,and that influence that person's behavior.
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Distinct portions of a cell's DNA that carry coded instructions for making everything the body needs are known as
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Which of Merton's categories would a law-abiding citizen most likely fall into?
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________ is the process in which a person openly rejects something he or she wants but cannot obtain or achieve.
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________ is a sociological approach that emphasizes demographics and geographics and explains criminality as a product of society's impact on the individual.
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Which of the following scholars is considered to be a Classical School criminologist?
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Theory testing usually involves the development of a(n)________ based on what the theory predicts.
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According to somatotyping,________ have the greatest likelihood of becoming criminal offenders.
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What is the central defining characteristic of a psychopath?
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________ is an eighteenth-century approach to crime causation and criminal responsibility that emphasizes free will and reasonable punishments.
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Which of Eysenck's personality dimensions was most likely to be closely correlated with criminality?
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A violation of social norms defining appropriate or proper behavior under a particular set of circumstances is known as
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Which approach to explaining crime addresses the gender ratio problem?
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A psychological principle that holds that the frequency of any behavior can be increased or decreased through reward,punishment,and association with other stimuli is
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________ refers to a condition of normlessness that is said to exist when a group is faced with social change,uneven development of culture,maladaptiveness,disharmony,conflict,and lack of consensus.
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________ is a theory of human behavior,based on the writings of Sigmund Freud,that sees personality as a complex composite of interacting mental entities.
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Which abnormal chromosomal structure is associated with the concept of a "supermale"?
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________ theories emphasize the role of learning in crime causation.
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A ________ is a set of interrelated propositions that attempt to describe,explain,predict,and ultimately control some class of events.
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What is atavism?
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