Crime and Criminality

Phillipa Donaldson
Quiz by Phillipa Donaldson, updated more than 1 year ago
Phillipa Donaldson
Created by Phillipa Donaldson about 2 years ago
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Question 1

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Define Crime
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  • An act which is legally constructed.
  • Acts or omissions that are prohibited.
  • An act which is socially constructed and determined by the criminal justice system

Question 2

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What are the objectives of punishment?
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  • retribution, rehabilitation, deterrence, denunciation of conduct, protection of community
  • retribution, rehabilitation, denunciation of conduct, deterrence, protection of community
  • retribution, rehabilitation, denunciation of conduct, deterrence, resolution

Question 3

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Define Criminality
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  • A rational choice which one has either inherited or influenced by society.
  • Act of being criminal and the behaviours
  • A motive to engage in criminal behaviour
  • Act of crime

Question 4

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Define Deviance
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  • Expected moral behaviour determined by society
  • A socially constructed phenomenon which organises society
  • Norm breaking behaviour
  • Breaking the expectations of normal behaviour

Question 5

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Research indicates that the majority of offences reported to or detected by police are committed by and against people of similar social standing
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Critical criminologists argue that pre-crime laws can be used to unfairly target vulnerable individuals.
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  • True
  • False
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