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Quiz 8 :

Social Conflict Theory: ITS a Dog:eat:dog World

Quiz 8 :

Social Conflict Theory: ITS a Dog:eat:dog World

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Social conflict theorists differentiate between serious crimes and unjust conditions. Which of the following would a conflict theorist consider to be a serious crime?
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B

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Which group became headline news after a campaign of terrorist activities in Canada during the late 1960s and 1970s?
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D

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Who is responsible for defining crime, according to conflict theorists?
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C

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According to the text, what would Richard Quinney, a conflict theorist, say about the relationship between offenders and society?
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According to Marxist criminologists, which of these crimes is considered a crime committed by the "have-nots"?
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Which is most commonly the cause of crime in a capitalist economic system?
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A large city has decided to take on a Marxist approach to crime reduction. Which program are they likely to implement given their perspective?
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Which branch of Marxist theory suggests that crime is used by the powerful to control the less fortunate members of society?
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What do instrumental Marxists strive to do with respect to inequalities inherent in law and justice?
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What focus does Marxist research tend to take?
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What level of analysis do Marxists theorists do when examining social issues?
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John Lea and Jock Young have developed a left realism perspective on crime. What is the viewpoint they take on crime?
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Which social conflict branch suggests that crime results when differences in social status among individuals leads to frustration?
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When should preemptive deterrence efforts take place in order to impact crime rates?
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What is the viewpoint of left realists on the needs of crime victims?
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According to radical thinkers, which of the following is a major shortfall of left realism?
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Joan Sangster investigated female delinquency in Ontario from 1940 to 1960. What did she find about young girls who were incarcerated in training schools?
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How do Marxist feminists explain why females in capitalist societies commit fewer crimes than males?
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According to radical feminists, which condition triggers the onset of female delinquent and deviant behaviour?
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Which of these statements best summarizes the impact of the double standard of sexual inequality on female adolescents in the justice system?
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