MIDTERM EXAM QUESTIONS

MIDTERM EXAM QUESTIONS - MIDTERM EXAM QUESTIONS April 7,...

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MIDTERM EXAM QUESTIONS April 7, 2008 I will choose two of these questions to put on the midterm exam and you will write answers to both of them. The exam will be taken in class in the regular room. You do not get to use your notes on the exam. Be sure to read each question carefully and answer every part of it. Feel free to email me for clarification of the questions. For each question there is a wide range of right answers—while there are some important points that should be included for each question, I am not just looking for one specific thing. I will post an FAQ with tips on how to prepare. 1. Identify and discuss three ways in which the mass media can affect our perceptions of crime in society. How might the media’s influence impact criminal justice policies? 2. Compare and contrast Shaw and McKay’s social disorganization theory with Merton’s strain theory. What are the similarities between the two and what are the key differences? What role did historical context play in
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