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012_Exam_Review - Final Exam Study Questions Week 8 1. What...

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Final Exam Study Questions Week 8 1. What question do control theories seek to answer? 2. At what level is social bonding theory and what is its view of the origins of law? 3. What are Hirschi’s elements of the social bond? Think of examples of each. 4. What results are supportive of social bonding theory? What about opposing findings? 5. How does social bond theory differ from differential association theory? 6. What is the masculinity argument for the sports-violence relationship? What is hegemonic masculinity? 7. What do I find in my article on sports and violence? 8. How do Gottfredson and Hirschi characterize crime and criminals? 9. Where does self-control originate? 12. What does low self-control theory suggest about crime policy? Week 9 1. What was Merton trying to explain? At what level is his explanation? 2. What is “anomie”? 3. What are Merton’s modes of adaptation and how do they relate to crime? Think of examples for each. 4. What are the policy implications of Merton’s theory? 5. What are criticisms of Merton’s ideas? 6. How does Agnew re-conceptualize Merton’s ideas? At what level is general strain theory? 7.
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course SOC 012 taught by Professor Felson,richardb during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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