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criminology chapter 9

question developmental criminology answer a more global vision of a criminal career, encompassing its onset, continuation, and termination A view of criminal behavior that places emphasis on the changes people go through over the life course. It presents a criminal career as a dynamic process involving onset, continuity, persistence, acceleration, and eventual desistance from criminal […]

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Criminal Law Exam 3

question Participants who are involved after the commission of a crime are guilty of a? answer Separate, less serious offense. question Criminal liability is imposed on accomplices and accessories because they? answer Participated in Crimes. question Participants before and during the commission of crimes are? answer Guilty of the crime itself. question Participants after the […]

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Criminology Test 3

question Developmental theorists attempt to provide a natural history of criminal behavior by encompassing answer its onset, continuation, and termination question Latent trait theorists believe human development is controlled by a master trait present at birth or soon after that answer increases propensity to crime question How do life course theorists view criminality? answer as […]

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Criminology Unit 4 Flashcards

question What does not involve the use of force or illegal entry in order for property to be taken? answer Larceny question Which of the following is not classified as a crime against property? answer Robbery question Which type of thief can be defined as an individual who has acquired a degree of skill, plans […]

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Criminology Test 2 (Vocab Chapter 9)

question Desist answer To spontaneously stop commit crime question Development Theories answer Theories that attempt to explain the \”natural history\” of a criminal career; its onset, the course it follows and its termination. question Life-course Theories answer Theories reflecting the view that criminality is a dynamic process, influenced by many characteristics, traits and experiences, and […]

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Criminal Procedure Final Exam

question Stare decisis is the principle that answer New cases should be decided in a fashion consistent with the law established in prior cases question The most important rights available to an accused in a criminal prosecution come from: answer The Us Constitution question The concepts of venue refers to answer The place where the […]

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Criminology Part 1 Test

question The \”crime index\” reflects which of the following? answer Part I offenses on the UCR question When conducting research with human participants, criminologists must develop a system of mutual trust and obligation between the researcher and subject. This is referred to as: answer Reciprocity question Which of the following sources of data includes detailed […]

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Criminal Justice Ch.1

question Ensuring that citizens are protected from abusive power by government is known as… answer due process question A social system designed to maintain order and regulate interaction is known as a(n)… answer system of social control question The enforcement of laws by the police, the courts, and correctional institutions comprise the… answer criminal justice […]

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Criminal Justice Operations Module Four

question William Blackstone answer One of the most influential English lawyers during this era. question child-saving movement answer increasing number of children roaming the streets of the newly industrialized cities. Some of these children caused trouble and even committed petty crimes, but others were simply unsupervised. The social reformers who led the child-saving movement, also […]

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Chapter 9 Crim

question Criminal Career answer Engaging in antisocial acts early in adolescence and continuing illegal behaviors into adulthood. A pattern of persistent offending across the life course question Development theories answer The view that criminality is a dynamic process, influenced by social experiences as well as individual characteristics question Life Course Theory answer Theory that focuses […]

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Chapter 11, Criminal justice

question Community Corrections answer Also called community-based corrections, is a sentencing style that represents a movement away from traditional confinement options and an increased dependence upon correctional resources available in the community. question Probation answer Which is one aspect of community corrections, is \”a sentence served hwile under supervisin in the community. Probation is a […]

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Criminology Chapters 1-3

question Comprehensive answer Because criminologists are influenced by many disciplines, the field of criminology is considered question Youth Crime answer While self report studies can be used to examine the offense history of prison inmates and drug users, most self report studies have focused on question Valid & Reliable answer Criminologists interested in computing criminal […]

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Criminology Chapter 4

question Biological Theories answer theories that maintain that the basic determinants of human behavior, including criminality are constitutionally or physiologically based/often inherited Look to internal forces, genetic/physical makeup; focus on brain as center of personality/major determinant in controlling behavior question C. Ray Jeffery answer term criminology given to social science approach to crime, developed in […]

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Crim 105 final

question According to Cohen, delinquent subcultures are rooted in all but which of the following? answer Acceptance of violence as normal question Cohen argues that ? band together to form subcultures in which they can define status in ways that seem attainable to them. answer Delinquent boys question ? boys try to make the best […]

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MCC Criminal Justice Ch 1

question Informal Sanctions answer social norms that are enforced through the social forces of the family, school, government, and religion. question Formal Sanctions answer Scoail norms enforced through the laws of the criminal justice system. question Social Norms answer The expected normative behavior in a society. question Order Maintenance answer Activities of law enforcement that […]

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Criminology Ch 2

question Aging out answer The process by which individuals reduce the frequency of their offending behavior as they age. It is also known as spontaneous remission, because people are believed to spontaneously reduce the rate of their criminal behavior as they mature. Aging out is thought to occur among all groups of offenders question Career […]

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Intro to Criminal Justice Chapter 2

question Murder answer The unlawful killing of one human being by another. question Sexual Assault answer Forced or coerced sexual intercourse(or other sexual acts). question Assault answer A threat or an attempt to do violence to another person that causes that person to fear immediate physical harm. question Battery answer The act of physically contacting […]

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Chapter 6 Criminology

question Social process theories answer Theories that suggest that criminal behavior is learned in interaction with others and that socialization and learning processes occur as the result of gorup membership and relationships question Social development theories answer An integrated view of human development that examines multiple leves of maturation simultaneously , including the psychological, biological, […]

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Criminology Today

question Containment theory answer A form of control theory that suggests that a series of both internal and external factors contribute to law-abiding behaviors question According to the Chicago school of criminology, which concentric zone is responsible for the most crime? answer Zone 2: Ghetto-deteriorated housing, abandoned buildings, transition question According to environmental criminology, ___ […]

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chapter 10 criminology

question Use of racial or ethnic stereotypes in law enforcement action and decision making answer Racial profiling question What is the main concern of radical and conflict theories? answer social inequality, class differences, power used to define crime question what is used to define crime in radical and conflict theory? answer Power question Which of […]

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crim exam 2 online quiz question

question Which of the following statements would not be made by a biological​ theorist? A. A tendency toward crime may be inherited. B. The brain is the locus of personality. C. Some humans are further along the evolutionary ladder than others. D. Human behavior is controlled by free will. answer D. Human behavior is controlled […]

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