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5.0 PointsEmile Durkheims anomie refers to:A. weak social

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Emile Durkheim’s anomie refers to:

A. weak social controls resulting in chaos in society.

B. an individual’s lack of biological needs.

C. a delinquent who runs rampant in society.

D. a delinquent who displays myriad unusual characteristics. Reset Selection

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According to Merton, which factor determines an individual’s motivation?

A. Innate impulses

B. Biological desires

C. Culture

D. Physiological needs Reset Selection

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General Strain Theory was developed by:

A. Agnew.

B. Merton.

C. Pearson.

D. Cloward and Ohlin. Reset Selection

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Social learning theorists believe that __________ is the most important factor in the acquisition of human behavior.

A. social environment

B. adjustment

C. extinction

D. punishment Reset Selection

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Bandura’s BoBo doll experiment supported the importance of:

A. the mother-child bond.

B. gender differences in aggression.

C. reinforcement.

D. the modeling effect. Reset Selection

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The term __________ refers to those people who are judged deviant by others and therefore stand outside the circle of “normal” members of a group.

A. outsiders

B. cognitive constructs

C. outer containment

D. neutralizers Reset Selection

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Most serious and persistent delinquency patterns:

A. are consistently violent.

B. usually begin early and worsen with age.

C. typically emerge in late adulthood.

D. follow the theory of ratio estimation, especially among prosocial children. Reset Selection

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An individual who bites and hits preschool classmates at age 3, shoplifts at age 10, and commits rape at age 20 is considered to be a:

A. serial offender.

B. lifelong offender.

C. life-course-persistent offender.

D. lifetime delinquent. Reset Selection

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In Moffitt’s theory, __________ is the primary feature that distinguishes two alternative pathways.

A. severity of crime

B. age of onset

C. childhood temperament

D. relations with peers, teachers, and other adults Reset Selection

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Research supports the hypothesis that ethnic minorities demonstrate a higher incidence of LCPs because they:

A. are often exposed to high-risk physical and social environments.

B. have underdeveloped social skills.

C. are exposed to more weapons.

D. watch more television. Reset Selection

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According to the coercion developmental model, a child’s __________ is the key predictor of early-onset offending.

A. self control

B. family environment

C. hygiene

D. set of social skills Reset Selection

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The coercion developmental model is largely based on which theory?

A. Social learning

B. Norm

C. Systems

D. Ecological Reset Selection

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Coercion development theory hypothesizes that the child is a/an __________ in the process.

A. innately deviant

B. blank slate

C. active agent

D. dereistic operant

Question 14 of 20
What instrument is the gold standard for assessing psychopathy in forensic and correctional settings?





Question 15 of 20
All of the following are characteristics of Cleckley’s definition of psychopath EXCEPT:

A. superficial charm.

B. absence of remorse or shame.

C. insincerity.

D. reliability.

Question 16 of 20
According to Cleckley, which characteristic is ALWAYS present in a psychopath?

A. Egocentricity

B. True compassion

C. Unselfishness

D. True loyalty

Question 17 of 20
Which model suggests there is a neurocognitive system that responds preferentially to sad and fearful emotional displays in others?

A. Violence Inhibition Mechanism

B. The Missing Amygdala Model

C. Slow Wave Activity Model

D. Fear Reaction Mechanism

Question 18 of 20
Which physiological indicator may explain why psychopaths often appear anxiety-free?

A. Under-aroused autonomic nervous system

B. Diseased gall bladder

C. Dorsal tegmental bundle

D. Amygdale overactivity
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__________ traits are characterized by a lack of empathy, lack of guilt, lack of conscience, and poverty in emotional expression.

A. Overregulation

B. Paleologic thinking

C. Callous and unemotional

D. Antisocial
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According to the five-factor model of personality, an individual who is intellectually curious and seeks new challenges would score high in which personality dimension?

A. Extraversion

B. Agreeableness

C. Openness

D. Conscientiousness
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Question 1 ofXXXXXrecords are an example of:

A. official statistics.

B. unofficial statistics.

C. Uniform Crime Report data.

D. unbiased statistics.
Question 2 of 20
Over the past ten years, the number of child delinquents handled in the juvenile court system has:

A. decreased 25 percent.

B. remained relatively consistent.

C. decreased 10 percent.

D. increased 33 percent.
Question 3 of 20
__________ is to juvenile delinquents as parole is to adults.

A. Aftercare

B. Juvenile rehabilitation

C. Community supervision

D. Juvenile probation
Question 4 of 20
Wilderness camps and group homes are examples of:

A. detention centers.

B. publicly funded correctional facilities that have received highly favorable research results.

C. diversion programs.

D. settings typically operated by private groups or foundations.
Question 5 of 20
The Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) collects all of the following data EXCEPT:

A. date of birth.

B. gender.

C. most serious offense charged.

D. hair color.
Question 6 of 20
Informal probation may be the disposition of choice when a girl attends school regularly, obeys her parents' directions and restraints, and is before the court on a marginally delinquent offense except. Even so, she is not suitable for informal probation because:

A. running away.

B. underage smoking.

C. school truancy.

D. ungovernability.
Question 7 of 20
Violations of the law strictly restricted to juveniles are called:

A. status offenses.

B. misdemeanors.

C. minor offenses.

D. Class B offenses.
Question 8 of 20
The doctrine that states the government has a right to intervene in the lives of children whose parents default on caregiving duties or who lack parental figures is called:

A. parens patriae.


C. juvenile patriot act.

D. method of absolute judgment.
Question 9 of 20
Which term refers to the amount of crime that never comes to official attention?

A. Dark figure

B. Anoetic crime

C. Magical number

D. Hidden delinquency
Question 10 of 20
Girls are more likely than boys to be arrested for which status offense?

A. Truancy

B. Running away

C. Underage liquor-law violations

D. Curfew violations
Question 11 of 20
UCR data consistently indicate that males account for about __________ of juvenile violent crime.

A. 55 percent

B. 80 percent

C. 68 percent

D. 90 percent
Question 12 of 20
The most common violent crime committed by juveniles is:

A. arson.

B. robbery.

C. aggravated assault.

D. truancy.
Question 13 of 20
Killing one’s parents is called:

A. famocide.

B. binary homicide.

C. parricide.

D. fratricide.
Question 14 of 20
In their study of 18 juvenile murderers, Myers and Scott (1998) found that 16 of the juveniles had a history of:

A. disenfranchised grief.

B. psychotic episodes and other mental disorders.

C. learning disabilities and neurological impairment.

D. violent interpersonal relationships.
Question 15 of 20
Available data suggest that two-thirds of juveniles who carry weapons state they do so:

A. to emulate a media hero.

B. to cause harm.

C. for self-protection.

D. due to peer pressure.
Question 16 of 20
One of the characteristics consistently found in school shooters is:

A. peer rejection.

B. an undiagnosed mental disorder.

C. unusual interests/hobbies.

D. unrevealed, violent intentions.
Question 17 of 20
Which of the following is NOT true of bullies?

A. They are at an increased risk of becoming involved in serious delinquency and crime.

B. They are often popular in school.

C. They often attack those less powerful.

D. About half of bullies report being bullied themselves.
Question 18 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a common motivation in fires set by juveniles?

A. To gain excitement

B. To receive revenge from authority

C. To hide an underlying crime

D. To gain status
Question 19 of 20
Children who continue to start fires well into adulthood tend to be:

A. underemployed or unemployed.

B. more educated.

C. more assertive.

D. intellectually able.
Question 20 of 20
The term hate crime is also called __________ crime.

A. sociopathic

B. bias

C. prejudicial

D. psychopathological
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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