Exam Date: December 16, 2011, 7-9pm
Very Similar to Test 1
o Short Answer
o All info after Test 1
o Anything in PowerPoint is fair game
L5: Drug Crime
o Talk about role of moral entrepreneurs in influencing US drug policies.
Compare how drug policies were formed in US, UK and Canada.
From: The Formation of Drug Policy in the US, UK, and Canada
o What ideas do O’Maley and Mugford advocate to reduce the harm done by
drugs? What does Hackler Advocate?
From: A Harm-Reduction Drug Policy
o What did Desroche find in his study of higher level of drug trafficking in
o Why do people become drug dealers and addicts according to strain theory?
Or according to Social Ecology theories?
o How did the structure of society influence drug addiction for the following
four groups: African Americans, Irish, Native, Disadvantaged Women
L6: Violent Crime
o What do biological OR psychological theories say about why people commit
violent crimes? What solutions do they advocate?
o Subcultures of Violence – What is it? What do Wolfgang and Ferracuti mean
about subcultures of violence and provide 1-2 examples of subcultures of
From: Subcultures of Violence
o According to Phillips, what conditions fostered a subculture of violence for
o Discuss Archer and Gartner’s two theoretical models that explain the impact
of war on homicide.
L7: Property Crime
o Is stealing all a rational or pleasurable behavior? What does Shover, Katz,
Cohen, Catz/Nettley say?
o Why do people commit property crime according to social control theories?
Give an example of 1-2