Crime and Deviance

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1. Who did a study to find the link between social class and criminal activity [Status Frustration]?

  • Rosenthal & Jacobson [1973]
  • Albert Cohen [1955]
  • Ann Oakley [1965]
  • Willmott & Young [1988]
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2. Which is NOT a disadvantage to prisons?

  • Gives prisoners qualifications.
  • Expensive.
  • Crowded.
  • High re-offending rates.

3. Which one of the following is NOT a function of the penal system?

  • Protect life and property.
  • Deter criminals.
  • Arrest the public.
  • Maintain public order.

4. Cesare Lombroso believed that ________.

  • working class people commit more crimes when not socialised.
  • criminals were influenced due to environmental factors.
  • criminals were BORN criminals and were criminals by nature.
  • prison were an insufficient form of punishment.

5. What is the definition of Deviance?

  • An action that goes against the norms.
  • An action that goes against the norms and values of society.
  • An action that goes against the law.
  • An action that doesn't fit into society's rules.


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