Gary Payne Chapter 7 Deviance Quiz Gecko Version

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What is the main focus of sociology when studying deviance?

What is a reason for the vast differences in definitions and rates of deviance between nations?

What does the comparison of gun homicide rates in the USA with other western democracies like Canada and Switzerland reveal?

What is deviance in sociology?

What is the purpose of studying the criminal justice system according to the text?

What does encountering stigma mean for citizens widely regarded as seriously deviant?

How do sociologists view acts of killing in different social contexts?

Why might a person who never commits a significant deviant act be seen as 'deviant' according to the text?

Why do sociologists find the concept of deviance to be arbitrary according to the text?

According to the Differential Association Theory, what is the significance of differential peer associations?

How did sociologists Clifford Shaw and Henry McKay explain the higher rates of street crime in slum areas in Chicago?

What is the main message conveyed by the old advertisement mentioned in the text?

What did Emile Durkheim suggest about deviant behavior?

What does the author's self-report surveys of Criminology students at Central Lakes College reveal?

What does the text suggest about the Western religious view of deviance?

What type of crimes are typically associated with low status (poor) persons?

Which type of crime costs the nation the most in damages despite being highly invisible to the public?

What is the typical cost to the nation of white-collar crimes each year compared to all conventional street crimes?

Which theory suggests that poor neighborhoods are poorly organized and have fewer successful role models?

How does the Labeling Theory explain deviance?

Based on the text, what is the likely consequence of having a felony label for a young arrestee?

What is the significance of tobacco-related deaths compared to street homicides?

What action have tobacco executives NOT faced despite their actions?

What is the relationship between deaths related to intentional corporate pollution and conventional street homicides?

What is the main focus of Steven Barkan's comparison of street crime vs. white collar crime?

What type of crime was omitted from Steven Barkan's comparison of street crime vs. white collar crime?

What action have tobacco executives been accused of doing under oath in Congressional hearings?

What does the text imply about the enforcement of street crimes versus white-collar crimes?

Based on the information provided, what is the implication regarding the impact of diabetes compared to illegal drugs and car accidents?

What does the text suggest about the portrayal of smoking in movies and its target audience?

Why do sociologists suggest that criminalizing consensual behaviors is counter-productive?

Why does the text suggest that monitoring, imprisonment, or conviction of wealthy violators is rare?

Why does the text mention the S&L banking scandal and the banking scandals of 2007-9?

What is the primary measure that sociologists suggest using to objectively evaluate the effectiveness of a corrections system?

What did CNN's Chief medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta report about the primary source of opioid addiction in the USA?

What did reporters discover about the use of $90 million of U.S. drug war funds in Guyana, as mentioned in the text?

What is the latent cultural purpose of the 'corrections' system according to many sociologists?

How did executions affect the occurrence of homicides in regions where they were publicized?

What is a significant observation made about the racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system?

What was Thomas Szasz's critique of psychiatry's approach to mental illness?

What is the sociological model's objection to the religious and psychological models of deviance?

What did the study in Minnesota reveal about the arrest rates of black citizens compared to white citizens?

What is suggested by the text regarding the impact of reducing art and music classes and recess options in schools?

Why are some primary and secondary school students likely to exhibit problematic coping behaviors?

What does the text imply about the consumption of Ritalin by U.S. children compared to children in the rest of the world?

Why does Szasz argue that problem behaviors should not be defined as disease?

What does the text imply about the impact of institutional design on mental disorders?

Why do sociologists suggest that most mental disorders are actually very crude attempts by individuals at coping behaviors?

What is the main focus of sociology when it comes to addressing problematic and criminal behavior?

What is one of the reasons that resistance to sociological solutions is traditionally high in the USA, as mentioned in the text?

What is considered as the primary focus for prevention efforts in addressing problematic and criminal behavior according to the text?

Why does the text emphasize redesigning institutions to make individuals happier, healthier, and more comfortable with each other?

What is suggested as being more effective, cheaper, and less likely to be discriminatory when addressing problematic and criminal behavior?

What does the text suggest is a key aspect of redesigning institutions to address problematic and criminal behavior?

How does sociology view the necessity for proper institutional support in addressing problematic and criminal behavior?

What is one of the reasons stated in the text for citizens in the USA resisting sociological solutions?

What does sociology prioritize as a more effective approach in dealing with problematic and criminal behavior?

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Test your knowledge about laws that have led to the criminalization of law-abiding citizens in history. Explore examples such as Prohibition and vagrancy laws that unjustly targeted certain groups of people.

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