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test 2 study guide word 2003 - AJ 262 CRIMINOLOGY TEST#2...

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 AJ 262 – C RIMINOLOGY T EST  #2 S TUDY  G UIDE To prepare for the test make sure that you read the text and review lecture notes.  Also be familiar with material included in files posted on the class website.  The  following items below will give you an idea of the topics that will be covered on  the test . Chapter 5 Micro and macro theories; positivism; Lombroso’s theory; twin studies – what they are and the results of; results of Mednick et al.’s adoption study; the relationship between biological characteristics and crime; the biological characteristics that are related to crime; relationship between IQ and delinquency; antisocial personality disorder; biosocial theories Chapter 6  violation of law by firms; insider trading; the crime unemployment relationship; Brawner rule; McNaughten rule; Anderson’s code of the streets; basic strain theory explanation; relative deprivation; anomie; how strain theories differ; Merton’s strain model; Merton’s
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Unformatted text preview: modes of adaptation; causes of strain in Agnew’s General Strain Theory; General Strain Theory coping strategies; Differential Opportunity Theory; Reaction Formation Theory; Subculture; gender structure; the generalizability problem; doing gender; explaining variation in crime rates Chapter 7 Family characteristics linked to crime; Impact of parenting practices on crime; control theories; drift; subterranean values; techniques of neutralization; the social bond; characteristics of parenting that reduce the chance children will violate the law; Gottfredson and Hirschi’s A General Theory of Crime – self control, explanation of decline in offending with age, consequences of low self-control; Sampson and Laub’s Age Graded Theory of Informal Social Control – life course, explanation of decline in offending with age Also - know your crime facts!, and review the answers to the video question guide and the online exercise...
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  • Spring '07
  • LATZ
  • Sociology, Antisocial personality disorder, Merton, general strain theory, strain theory explanation

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