Week One Chapters 1-5

Wendy Van Scyoc
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Wendy Van Scyoc
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quiz on deviances

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Question 1

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Social scientists have survey research, experimental design, historical methods, official statistics, and field research at their disposal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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In order to understand what goes on in deviant worlds, which two are associated according to the text.
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  • How things happen and what they mean.
  • When things happen and what they mean.

Question 3

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The absolutist perspective is considered a simple task, implying that widespread agreement exists about what is deviant and what is not.
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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What could be considered absolutist deviance?
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  • Adultery and divorce.
  • Stealing and lying.

Question 5

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Social constructions define meanings, notions, or connotations that are assigned to objects and events in the environment and to people’s notions of their relationships to and interactions with these objects.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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The more the relativists examined norms in different places, they considered this less universal.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Relativists agree that deviance is in the eye of the beholder rather than the act itself.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Killing someone in self defense can be considered non-deviant.
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What is the social power of perspective?
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  • Expands on the relativist theory of deviance but says that people in power get to decide what is deviant and what is not.
  • Deviance is not created by social norms but intrinsic to the human race

Question 10

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What are the three types of norms?
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  • Folkways, mores, and laws.
  • Laws, traditions, and customs.

Question 11

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Folkways are associated with customs, traditions, and etiquette.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Mores are based on broad societal morals.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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Are laws the weakest norms?
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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People can be labeled as the ABC's of deviance. ABC stands for:
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  • Attributes, basis, and capital.
  • Attitudes, behaviors, and conditions.

Question 15

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What are the 3 categories of the S's?
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  • Sin, sick and selected.
  • Sorrow, sacrifices, sayings.

Question 16

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Deviant behavior can be talked about in social units called?
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  • Communities
  • Organizations

Question 17

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Boundaries are a fixed property of any community.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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The four analytic types of deviance are negative deviance, rate busting, deviance admiration, and positive deviance.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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Co0hen defined deviance as "behavior that violates normative rules."
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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Negative evaluations and under conformity or nonconformity would be considered negative deviance.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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Positive evaluations and over conformity would be considered positive deviance.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Norm is defined as?
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  • A belief shared to some extent by members of a social unit as to what conduct ought to be in particular situations.
  • Conduct that is considered out of control.

Question 23

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Deviance is the repeated or serious violation of society's expectations.
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  • True
  • False

Question 24

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Theft burglary and rape are considered negative deviances?
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Rate busting is considered under conformity?
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  • True
  • False

Question 26

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An Integrated Typology of Deviance Applied to Ten Middle-Class Norms ar: 1. Loyalty 2. Privacy 3. Prudence 4. Conventionality 5. Responsibility 6. Participation 7. Moderation 8. Honesty 9. Peacefulness 10. Courtesy
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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Rate Busting: - Group Loyalty/Fanatism - Privacy/Seclusion - Prudence/Puritanism - Conventionality/Provincialism - Responsibility/Priggishness - Participation/Dependence - Moderation/Asceticism - Honesty/Tactlessness - Peacefulness/Wimpishness - Courtesy/Obsequiousness
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  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Deviance Admiration: - Group Loyalty/Rebellion - Privacy/Investigation - Prudence/Exhibitionism - Conventionality/Faddishness - Responsibility/Adventurousness - Participation/Independence - Moderation/Rougishness - Honesty/Tactlessness - Peacefulness/Revelry - Courtesy/Irreverence
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  • True
  • False

Question 29

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Positive Deviance: - Group Loyalty/Altruism - Privacy/Circumspection - Prudence/Discretion - Conventionality/Properness - Responsibility/Hyperresponsibility - Participation/Cooperation - Moderation/Temperence - Honesty/Forthrightness - Peacefulness/Pacifism - Courtesy/Gentility
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Three Variations in why People respond to Deviance Differently
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  • 1. Variation over time 2. Who commits it/who feels harmed by it 3. Variations in consequences
  • 1. Gather marginal people into groups 2. Teach them the skills and attitudes of a deviant career 3. Reinforce alienation from society

Question 31

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Moral order is a central dimension of culture?
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  • True
  • False

Question 32

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Which theory helps to examine the legal order?
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  • Social reality of crime?
  • Social reality of law?

Question 33

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The theory of the social reality of crime is formulated by? Check all that apply.
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  • Official definition of crime.
  • Formulating the definition of crime.
  • Applying the definition of crime.
  • How behavior patterns develop in relations to definitions of crime.
  • Constructing an Ideology of crime.
  • Constructing the social reality of crime.
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