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Crime in Canadian Context, Third Edition: Chapter 4: Classical Sociological Explanations of Crime

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Question 1:


a) North America
b) Europe
c) Asia
d) South America

Question 2:


a) Chicago School
b) Bio-criminology
c) Environmental psychology
d) Human Genetics

Question 3:


a) high suicide rates
b) youth with low IQ scores
c) youth gangs
d) gender acts of violence

Question 4:


a) believes in both culturally defined goals and legitimate means of goal attainment
b) believes in neither culturally defined goals nor legitimate means of goal attainment
c) does not believe in culturally defined goals but does believe in legitimate means of goal attainment
d) believes in culturally defined goals but does not believe in legitimate means of goal attainment

Question 5:


a) youth subcultures
b) female delinquency
c) crimes, such as drug dealing
d) prostitution

Question 6:


a) commitments and attachments
b) involvements and strains
c) beliefs and attitudes
d) strains and attachments

Question 7:


a) labelling
b) differential association
c) behaviourism
d) Chicago school

Question 8:


a) the classical school of criminology
b) bio-criminology
c) symbolic interactionism
d) psychopathology

Question 9:


a) Sigmund Freud
b) Karl Marx
c) Thomas Hobbes
d) Plato

Question 10:


a) Minor property crime
b) Fraud
c) Victimology
d) Bullying