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Sociology Test 3 - Chapters 6, 7, 8Why did the "XYY" chromosome theory fall out of favor as an explanation for criminal behavior?
...According to Cloward and Ohlin, what is the underlying cause of deviance and delinquency in unstableslums of a city?Illigitimate opportunity structuresHow would conflict theorists classify migrant workers, seasonal employees, and members of the workforce who are subject to layoffs?Working PoorBased on the 2011 edition of the Statistical Abstract in the United States, the state with the lowest rate of violent crime in America is ________, while the state with the highest rate of violent crime is ________.Maine; NevadaThe term white-collar crime was coined by sociologist ________ to refer to crimes that people of respectable social status commit in the course of their occupation.Edwin SutherlandAccording to strain theory, the underlying cause of deviance is that people experience a sense of normlessness. This sense of normlessness is referred to as ________.AnomieBecause of ________, deviance is often seen as mental sickness rather than problematic behavior.Medicalization of devianceThe percentage of former prisoners who are rearrested is known as ___________.RecidivismAt the steel plant, all minorities hired are assigned to work the battery pits, one of the dirtiest jobs in the mill. Even so, the battery pit workers wear this assignment as a badge of honor and have
developed a close social bond that transcends the time they spend at the mill. How would Karl Marx describe their solidarity?The workers share class consciousnessThe spread of an economic system based on investing to make profits, which is becoming the world's dominant economic system, is referred to as ________.Globalization of CapitalismRaul is a member of the Kshatriya who recently engaged in an intimate act with a member of the Dalit.Raul has seen the error of his ways, however, and wants to make amends for his indiscretions. Which