Labelling theory

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1. What is self fulfilling prophecy

  • When somebody rejects their label
  • When somebody lives up to the label
  • When somebody chooses their label
  • When somebody removes their label
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2. Which of the following is not true about this theory

  • Doesn't explain why people commit crime again
  • Explains that crime can change
  • Ignores the real victims of crime
  • Only believes people are passive (don't choose) a career

3. Who did young study?

  • Mods and rockers
  • Hippies
  • Chavs
  • Teddy boys

4. Who is an example of a moral entrepurner?

  • Police
  • Parents

5. Who is the main sociologist for labelling theory?

  • Becker
  • Coward and Ohlin
  • Triplett
  • Cohen


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