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1. The traditional, or original studies, of female criminal

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1. The traditional, or original studies, of female criminal behavior
describe offending women as all of the following except
A. forced into crime due to lack of opportunities.
B. having masculine traits.
C. irrational beings.
D. less-evolved humans.
2. John has strong ties to his conservative parents and school.
Under which theory is he less likely to become delinquent?
A. Social control C. Power control
B. Social bond D. Marxist
3. Which of the following is not a major reason girls join gangs?
A. Friendship/acceptance C. Status
B. Protection/safety D. Economic empowerment
4. You’re researching how and why people break the law.Your tools are questionnaires,
interviews, and field observations.You’re most likely using what type of research?
A. Messerschmidt’s rethinking of feminist theory
B. Hagan’s building on social control theory by developing power control theory
C. Pathways research that’s quasi-longitudinal
D. Research involving gender differences as related to aggression
5. Although Hirschi’s research on social bond theory proposed to eliminate bias in studying
factors that motivate people to obey laws, his study
A. included only females.
B. sampled males and females but discarded the male respondents.
C. included only males.
D. sampled males and females but discarded the female respondents.
6. Margaret believes that women are subjugated by systems related to both class and
patriarchy. She identifies herself as a _______ feminist.
A. Marxist C. radical
B. socialist D. postmodernist
7. Which category of juvenile offenses is most likely to reveal gender gaps in the context of
their commission?
A. Status offenses C. Violent offenses
B. Vandalism D. Theft
8. Which of the following statements about the Madonna/whore dichotomy is true?
A. It’s embraced by feminists.
B. It’s not suggested by the Bible.
C. It may not apply to minority women.
D. It’s rejected by patriarchal men.
9. Biosocial theories attempt to explain why males are more frequently offenders and women
are more frequently victims. These theories propose that violence against women may be
explained through
A. social conditioning. C. biological urges.
B. psychological abnormalities. D. cultural norms.
10. A good predictor of whether a youth would join a gang would be
A. the emotional climate of the family.
B. immigrant life experiences.
C. the economic status of the family.
D. lack of success in school.
11. Susan is a feminist and wants the school her son attends to offer equal opportunity to boys
to take home economics. Is this goal in line with Susan’s feminist beliefs?
A. Yes, because boys should know how to cook.
B. Yes, because it enhances equality for boys, too.
C. No, because feminists only want to enhance equality for girls.
D. No, because men can look out for boys’ interests.
12. According to your textbook’s author, feminist scholarship has historically focused too
much on
A. minority women. C. class.
B. White women. D. race.
13. In a high percentage of homicides committed by females, the victim is a/an
A. intimate partner. C. child or stepchild.
B. stranger. D. gang member.
14. According to the author, Uniform Crime Reports may not reflect correct statistics on crime
A. they’re outdated before they’re published.
B. they reflect only arrests, not convictions.
C. many arrests are made on insufficient evidence.
D. the majority of crimes aren’t reported to the police.
15. Research into the subject of violence against women has increased significantly in the
past decade, aided by
A. the lawsuit against Cincinnati Bell Telephone.
B. the publication of A Vindication of the Rights of Women.
C. Title IX of the Civil Rights Act.
D. implementation of the Violence Against Women Act.
16. Feminist criminology has most influenced mainstream criminology in the area of
A. women’s victimization.
B. men’s victimization.
C. women’s offending.
D. women as crime-processing professionals
17. An example of a sex difference is
A. child-care responsibility. C. body size.
B. difference in wages. D. ability in sports.
18. Historically, women offenders have been considered worse than male offenders because
A. they step outside the conventional role of women.
B. they commit more violent crimes.
C. the majority are prostitutes.
D. they create huge social problems.
19. Some research shows that because Nancy is from an “egalitarian” home, she is more
likely to
A. behave herself. C. become delinquent.
B. do well in school. D. be truant.
20. An example of a status offense is
A. drinking alcohol. C. driving under the influence.
B. burglary. D. statutory rape.

1. Criminal cases brought against women are less likely to reach
the final stages of the criminal justice system primarily because
A. chivalry is common throughout the crime-processing
B. women have less extensive criminal records than men.
C. women and men are equally likely to plead innocent.
D. judges’ primary motive in sentencing is to protect children.
2. “Three strikes” laws have
A. disproportio
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I have another question. I would like you to answer
book "the invisible woman"
1. The private sphere includes access to work and socialization
A. in small clubs and businesses, but not government.
B. in nonprofit and cultural organizations.
C. within the home and family.
D. in family businesses, but not corporations.
2. Women prison workers may cope with negative stereotypes by
using strategies such as
A. the “iron maiden” approach.
B. humor and teamwork.
C. returning hostility point for point.
D. finding a male sponsor to defend her.

3. ________ of male guards believe that women shouldn’t be hired as guards in male
A. One-sixth C. One-third
B. One-fifth D. One-half
4. You’re one of the first women employed as a jail matron in the 1800s.You were hired
mostly for your _______ skills.
A. secretarial C. maternal
B. organizational D. fund raising
5. Which of the following cannot be a bona fide occupational qualification?
A. Being a woman
B. Being White
C. Being a man
D. Being Catholic
6. Keeping women from jobs in order to protect them is an example of
A. patriarchy. C. parity.
B. paternalism. D. preferential treatment.
7. Among the following, which person experiences triple jeopardy?
A. A woman who is African American and poor
B. A woman who is white and poor
C. A woman who is African American and middle class
D. A woman who is white and middle class
8. Women are often viewed as ‘‘double deviants” for
A. taking jobs in male-dominated professions.
B. being “women adrift.”
C. starting their own business and hiring men.
D. pressing charges of rape when they dress provocatively.
9. While women’s “natural” concern and responsibility for the care of family is often seen as a
weakness, some criminologists claimed their entrance into the public sphere
A. strengthened the family.
B. empowered men who stayed home with the children.
C. contributed to their children’s juvenile delinquency.
D. justified inequality in educational opportunities.

10. The greatest motivating factor in opening policing and prison jobs to women was
A. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
B. a shortage of male candidates for the jobs.
C. the natural evolution of social change.
D. the establishment of clear hiring quotas.
11. Pioneer women breaking into law enforcement maintained
A. gender-neutral roles. C. gender-divergent roles.
B. gender-convergent roles. D. gender-specific roles.
12. Women attorneys report that sexual harassment on the job is
A. less important than upward mobility.
B. almost nonexistent in the legal profession.
C. a major issue, especially in private firms.
D. limited to benign teasing and verbal jousting.
13. The first women to be appointed as police officers in the United States were hired
A. as a result of the Civil Rights movement.
B. between 1910 and 1920.
C. during the Second World War.
D. During the 1960s.
14. Which of the following behaviors or traits would likely be found in a careerist woman
A. Support for women’s economic rights
B. Pro bono work for women’s rights
C. Support for feminist politicians
D. Little experience of sexual harassment
15. You’re a woman who seeks to become a career police officer.Your chances of being hired
and retained depend most on the
A. police chief’s expressed belief in the importance of hiring women.
B. number of places available on the force.
C. number of women in political leadership roles in your city.
D. passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.
16. Actually applying recommendations for improvement in treatment for incarcerated women
is often stalled or isn’t continued because of
A. a shortage of qualified prison workers.
B. disagreements among professionals on which programs are best.
C. budget constraints and women prisoners’ lack of power.
D. political corruption at the state level.

17. Early laws in the United States made it difficult for women to practice law because the
laws forbade women to
A. bring lawsuits. C. own property.
B. marry more than once. D. enter into contracts.
18. One of the most hopeful changes in dealing with woman battering is that advocates are
working _______ to establish “best responses.”
A. independently C. globally
B. locally D. individually
19. ________ seems to be necessary for women seeking to advance into prison
A. A high level of education
B. Working in a men’s prison
C. Being single
D. Being available for travel and overtime
20. A recent improvement in programs and services for _______ is considered an important
advance in effecting change.
A. prison guards
B. young male offenders
C. women offenders
D. delinquent girls
Expert:  Chris M. replied 4 years ago.

Hello, and thanks for the response.


I looked at these questions in your earlier post and some are very text-specific. Is there any more information you can provide, such as the exam # and any other text you may be using?

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