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10 .   One becomes considered a deviant when publically marked with such a designation , and typically acknowledges this definition as part of his or her identity . This is a definition of what theory ?
A. strain theory
B. deviance theory
C. labeling theory
D. rational choice theory
Answer:  C.   labeling theory
11 .   An ex-convict has a difficult time finding employment because his criminal record has become his
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12 .   Those defined as deviant often suffer a ___________ attached to their deviance . It is associated with shame , loss of status , discrimination , and social isolation .
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13 .   A child who is continuously derided by his parents as " slow " will internalize this label as part of his identity . Instead of trying to succeed in school , he drops out and turns to drugs and alcohol . This is an example of
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14 .   From the functionalist perspective , crime serves a purpose in society . Which function does crime perform ?
A. benefits some people economically
B. provides alternative opportunities
C. defines boundaries between right and wrong
D. helps the poor
Answer:  C.   defines boundaries between right and wrong
15 .   In public we behave ourselves according to a set of rules and expectations , even though no written rules exist to hold us accountable . Why do we still behave " normally " ?
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16 .   How does deviance contribute to group solidarity ?
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17 .   From the functionalist perspective , a society without deviance would be excessively conformist . Such a society would
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18 .   From the sociological perspective , what causes people to engage in deviant behavior ?
A. genetic disposition
B. rational choice
C. psychological abnormality
D. loss of morality in society
Answer:  D.   loss of morality in society
19 .   People sometimes commit acts that contradict most any moral code . What explains such deviant behavior ?
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10. One becomes considered a deviant when publically marked with such a designation, and typically acknowledges this definition as part of his or her identity. This is a definition of what theory? A. strain theory B. deviance theory C. labeling theory D. rational choice theory
11. An ex-convict has a difficult time finding employment because his criminal record has become his
12. Those defined as deviant often suffer a ___________ attached to their deviance. It is associated with shame, loss of status, discrimination, and social isolation.
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13. A child who is continuously derided by his parents as "slow" will internalize this label as part of his identity. Instead of trying to succeed in school, he drops out and turns to drugs and alcohol. This is an example of

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