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Unformatted text preview: le to promote greater social equality. A) Liberation theology B) Liberal theology C) Doctrine of predestination D) A "calling" Correct Answer(s): A 22. The reaction of a group based on the exaggerated or false perception that some group or behaviour threatens the well-being of society is called: A) moral panic B) disappropriate risk perception C) risk mongering D) "cable television comples\x" Correct Answer(s): A 23. A small religious body, with exclusive or voluntary membership, that is aloof from or hostile to the larger society is called a A) cult. B) sect. C) denomination. D) ecclesia. Correct Answer(s): B 24. Durkheim, in his discussion of religion, separated the world into A) the profane and the sacred. B) secular and religious. C) beliefs and facts. D) evidence and unsubstantiated convictions. Correct Answer(s): A 25. This famous phrase by McLuhan highlights the importance of studying the medium in our analyses of technology. A) "The message is the medium." B) "The medium is the messenger." C) "The medium is the message." D) "The meaning is in the message." Correct Answer(s): C 26. According to Cloward and Ohlin (1960), a __________ deviant subculture is organized around activities that produce income. A) criminal B) conflict C) rebellious D) retreatist Correct Answer(s): A 27. According to this sociologist, post-modern societies focus on simulation and the creation and interplay of images and signs. A) Baudrillard B) Foucault C) Marx D) Smith Correct Answer(s): A 28. ______________ is a form of government in which a god or other supernatural being is seen as the supreme civil ruler. A) Theocracy B) Meritocracy C) Patriarchy D) Monogamy Correct Answer(s): A 29. What factors do biological theories fail to consider with reference to crime and criminals? A) shape of heads B) anomalies in hair C) environmental factors D) body types Correct Answer(s): C 30. Symbolic interactionists argue that crime is A) deviant. B) learned through social interactions...
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