1.A child struggles to learn how to read and is frequently teased about it by his siblings and referred to as “slow” by his parents and teachers. He underperforms in school and never thinks about going to college. Ultimately, he drops out before graduating from high school, telling the school counselor that he’s just not “book smart.” This is an example of which theory of deviance?
a.labeling theoryb.strain theoryc.reflection theoryd.role theory
2.According to Émile Durkheim’s theory of suicide, which of the following factors have the most impact on suicide rates (choose all that apply)?
3.According to Durkheim, why is a society predominantly bound by mechanical solidarity more likely to apply punitive justice rather than rehabilitative justice to a person who violates a law or social norm?
4.Definitions of deviant behavior tend to
5.Devah Pager's research on employment prospects for individuals with a prior criminal record exemplifies the serious consequences for certain stigmas. If an individual with a criminal record cannot easily find a job and decides to return to committing crimes to support his or her family, what sociological idea is this an example of?
a.strain theoryb.primary deviancec.