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The sociological definition of deviance stresses: a. the social context in which deviance occurs. b. the personality types related to deviance. c. the individual who is deviant. d. the behavior defined as deviant. status: not answered () correct: a your answer: 2 Emile Durkheim argued that: a. deviance is learned through social interaction. b. deviance is functional to society because it produces solidarity. c. individual factors cause deviant behavior. d. those with the most power in society define who is deviant. status: not answered () correct: b your answer: 3 Functionalist theorists argue that deviance: a. results from inequality in society. b. is reinforced through group membership. c. is a learned behavior. d. creates social cohesion. status: not answered () correct: d your answer: 4 The concept of anomie was first introduced by: a. Emile Durkheim. b. Travis Hirschi. c. W. I. Thomas. d. Robert Merton. status: not answered () correct: a your answer:
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5 Which of the following statements about social control theory is true? a. The economic organization of capitalist societies produces deviance. b. People become criminals when they are more strongly socialized to break the law. c. Society often fails to provide legitimate means to accomplish cultural goals. d. Most of the time people internalize social norms because of their attachments to others. status: not answered () correct: d your answer: 6 Which of the following theorists is most likely to study elite deviance? a. a conflict theorist b. a functionalist theorist c. a social control theorist d. a symbolic interactionist status: not answered () correct: a your answer: 7 The ________ class can hide their deviance because they have resources to mask their deviance and crime. a. upper
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2008 for the course SSP 001 taught by Professor Munson during the Spring '06 term at Lehigh University .

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