MIDDLE EXAM REVIEW

MIDDLE EXAM REVIEW - MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one...

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) The positivist perspective assumes that deviance is 1) __B_____ A) relativistic. B) determined behavior. C) unimportant behavior. D) a matter of choice. 2) According to the text, deviant behavior is any behavior that 2) __D_____ A) violates the law. B) is considered deviant by the police and officials of society, which may range from high to low. C) is considered deviant by public consensus, which may range from maximum to minimum. D) violates the norms. 3) Among sociologists there is 3) __A_____ A) a lack of consensus about what behavior should be seen as deviant. B) little interest in the study of deviance. C) widespread agreement about what behavior should be considered deviant. D) much involvement in illegal deviant behavior. 4) According to Sutherland's differential association theory, a person becomes deviant or delinquent when there is a(n) 4) ____B___ A) absence of definitions calling for obeying the law. B) excess of definitions favorable to violation of the law. C) economic strain produced by a lack of economic opportunity.
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOCI 108 taught by Professor Zhang during the Spring '08 term at Tulane.

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MIDDLE EXAM REVIEW - MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one...

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