Midterm Review part 1
"Hubbert's Peak" refers to:
The peak in oil production, terminal decrease in oil production. It was
estimated to happen in anywhere from 2010-2050, but it actually occurred in
EROEI stands for:
Energy Return on Energy Invested
Exam 2 Study Guide part 1
The process by which a relatively small number of people in the media
industry control what material eventually reaches the audience. Essentially,
material must pass through a series of check points before reaching th
Exam 4 Study Guide part 1
criminal activity that occurs across one or more national borders
the number of crimes committed per 100,000 population
the percentage of crimes in which an arrest and official charge
Exam 2 Study Guide part 2
A group that is set apart and treated differently from others because of
perceived physical attributes. The use of race as a consideration in suspect
profiling in law enforcement and national security.
Midterm Review part 2
What is "tracking" and how does in reproduce inequality in the US
Tracking is sorting people and placing them on "tracks" based on
preconceptions. It makes it hard for people who are not white and/or poor to
Exam 4 Study Guide part 3
Schools that originate in Contracts, or characters, Which articulate a plan of
instruction that local or state authorities must approve.
Large, naturally occurring deposits of sand clay water and a dense
Chapter 14 Notes
The ability to achieve goals despite opposition from others
Where is power in the U.S. concentrated?
In the hands of people who control the government and large corporations
Where does power reside?
Organizations; the elite
Chapter 2 Notes
Why is work necessary?
Societies are organized to allocate work to produce the goods and services
needed by the society and its members for sustenance, clothing, shelter,
defense, and even luxury.
How is work the "meaning of life"?
Quiz 4 Notes
Objective Element of social problem
Refers to the existence of a social problem
Subjective Element of a social problem
Refers to condition as harmful to a segment of society that should or can be
Elements of Social Structure
Exam 4 Study Guide part 2
a return to criminal behavior by a former inmate, most often measured by rearrest, re-conviction.
A criminal justice philosophy that argues that recidivism can be reduced by
changing the criminal through