Deviance – Midterm 1 Review
Midterm Review Review Questions
Have to know: What are some things that have become
Chapters 1,2,3, 7 and Units 1-4 Manual, more deviant recently?
and the relevant articles - Drinking and driving
--about 80 questions What are some things have become less
Midterm has True-False and multiple - homosexuality
choice questions - teen pregnancy
--no dates need to know, concepts and What does relative mean?
theorists’ names are important - dependent on the situation/contextual
--occasional question on proportions and What is a positive or negative correlation
ratios or relationship?
- positive = increase/increase
--strengths and weaknesses of paradigms - negative/inverse =
--I will say, “According to the article...” or What are the elements of the Positivist
“According to the instructor” approach?
- empiricism, objectivism, determinism
What can social constructionism do that
- imaginary/secret deviance
What is the difference between primary
and secondary deviance?
- primary = initial act (many causes =
- secondary = people internalize label
(caused by labeling the person
deviance in the first place)
What is a tautology? = circular
aguement/true by definition
What is it when an argument has its What is a self-fulfilling prophecy?
conclusions for its assumptions? It’s - see yourself how others see you (labeling)
What is a weakness of Foucault’s
What are the person types for Contrology?
Strain/Anomie Theory? - all social control is holistic, unified and
-conformists, innovators, ritualist, coercive.
Why do critics call Self-Control Theory
What does Strain Theory struggle to fatalistic?
explain? - self-control forms by age 8 (genet