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57. Fines, expulsion from school, and imprisonment are examples of A. informal sanctions.
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B. formal sanctions. C. deviance reinforcement. D. punishments that have little to do with the normative system itself. Ans: B Page: 139-141 58. Examples of informal sanctions are
Page: 139-141 59. ________ is not a sociological approach to understanding deviance.
Page: 142 60. According to Durkheim, a social condition in which people find it difficult to guide their behavior by norms they experience as weak, unclear, or conflicting is called
Page: 142 61. When access to socially approved means of success (material wealth) is blocked or frustrated, Merton would argue this is a condition of A. high anxiety. B. justified frustration. C. structural strain. D. frustration-aggression. Ans: C
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62. Merton described five responses to anomie. An embezzler stealing money from his company to fund his high mortgage payments is an example of a(n)
Page: 142-143 63. From Merton's perspective, those who abandon or scale down the goals of success, but compulsively abide by the rules as some bureaucrats do, are
Page: 142-143 64. According to Merton, anomie represents society's struggle between its
Page: 142-143 65. From Merton's perspective, those who reject both culturally approved goals and means and substitute new norms are A. innovators. B. ritualists. C. rebels. D. retreatists. Ans: C
Page: 142-143 66. Studies by Messner and Rosenfeld suggest the strain toward deviance, particularly crime, is
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67. Critics of Merton's structural strain theory note that Merton
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