Midterm Short Answers
26. List three ways in which assaults are different than homicides.
Assaults are different from homicides in that assaulters are less likely to use firearms, assaults
increase dramatically in the summer and homicides only increase sl
Test Questions 2
1. _ is the manifestation or outward appearance of inner deficiency, one that
either has been or may be noticed, which results or may result in infamy or dishonor.
D. All of the above
1. In Strain Theory, which type of adaptation is the most common?
Answer: A. Conformity
Conformity it the acceptance of culture goals and institutionalized means in a socie
Class and Race
Poor are more likely to kill
Blacks are more likely to kill
Problems with these numbers
o UCR uniform crime report
Presented by the police bias
This chapter particularly bothered me because it highlighted how easy it is for a girl or
woman to be sexually assaulted or raped. Many times, the girl assaulted knows her assailant,
otherwise known as acquaintance rape. On page 89
I am from Northern Virginia and I went to Westfield High School. Westfield is the
biggest high school in Virginia. Like most schools, we have had the tragedy of accidents
taking our classmates lives and losing friends to cancer. But
When reading chapter 10, I was interested in the part on page 253 that said, it
might seem controversial to argue that beliefs and their expression make up a form of
deviance. After all, isnt it true that though you can get arreste
When reading about psychosis, I was most interested in manic-depressive
disorder, otherwise known as bipolar disorder. My cousin is a year older than me and he
has had some personality problems in the past. We are very close and whe
I found the section on myths about alcohol abuse to be pretty interesting. As
college students we often assume we are the most knowledgeable when it comes to
alcohol consumption but it is pretty obvious that that is not the case. F
I thought the discussion of gender in relation to violence was particularly interesting.
I had never really thought past the seemingly obvious point that men kill more than women.
The fact that men and women kill for opposite reason
When I read the first section of The Stigma of Obesity, I was with a friend.
We could not help but laugh at the story of Bertha It seemed hilarious to picture
someone actually getting stuck in a booth like that. But then at the end