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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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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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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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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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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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Criminology Quiz 1

question moral entrepreneur answer discover a problem, make statements about right or wrong, broadcasting what they know-making people aware of something question when was the first criminology book publish? answer 1885 in italian question where do criminologists mainly live? answer 3/4 of criminologists live in the US question criminology vs criminal justice answer criminology-crime criminal […]

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Criminological Theories

question Social Disorganization Theory answer Explaining crime rates and not criminality (MACROtheory- most abstract) -before breakdown (cant happen independently)– independent variables >Poverty- income >Ethnic/ Racial Heterogeneity- census data > High Mobility- Buying or Renting >Broken Homes-Disrupted Families break down of primary relationships (intervening variables)= social disorganization–> increase of delinquency; crime; social problems (dependent variables) (Sampson […]

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Intro to Crim week 3

question Anomie answer a moral confusion or breakdown in mores or a gap between goals and means in society (Emile Durkheim) question Differential opportunity theory answer Cloward and Ohlin’s theory that crime takes place due to a lack of legitimate opportunity and is also due to the availability of illegitimate opportunites question Differential association theory […]

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Criminology-Social Disorganization Theory

question \”Chicago School\” of Urban Sociology answer 1920s University of Chicago: Focus on the rapid problems associated with rabid social change -Industrialization -Urbanization -Immigration Drew on metaphors from plant and animal ecology \”Natural\” processes that characterize the competition for space and resources in cities. question Ecological Theories of Crime answer -Challenge the notion that criminal […]

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criminology 6 & 7

question Social strata are created by the unequal distribution of wealth. While the upper-class is exceptionally well-to-do, ______ people live in poverty in America answer 37,000,000 question ________ are segments of the population whose members have a relatively similar portion of desirable belongings, and who share attitudes, values and norms. answer Social classes question Oscar […]

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