1. Behavior that violates significant social norms and disapproved by large number of people.
  2. Mark of social disgrace that sets the deviant apart from those who considers themselves "normal".
  3. ___________ of deviance focus on genetic predispositions to deviance.
    Biological explanations
  4. _____________ of deviance focus on abnormalities in the individual's personality, on what are called personality disorders.
    Psychological explanations
  5. ____________ of deviance focus on social factors affecting the individual.
    Social explanations
  6. _____________ perspective is a view interpreting social life through symbols.
    Symbolic interactionist
  7. Indicates that we learn to deviate or to conform to society's norms mostly by the people with whom we associate.
    Differential association
  8. Focuses on significance of the labels (names and reputations) given to people which will affect the person's self concept.
    Labeling theory
  9. Views the society as a whole unit, made up of interrelated parts that work together and serves a function.
    Functionalist perspective
  10. Person's sense of normlessness because he/she is blocked from identifying with the conventional norms of the society.
  11. Analyzes what happens when people in society are socialized into desiring cultural goals but are denied access to institutionalized means of achieving these goals.
    Anomie theory
  12. Stresses that all of us are propelled toward deviance - by temptations, hostility, resentment, pressures from peers and so on.
    Control Theory
  13. View that conflict occurs between classes and that the powerful will try all means to maintain their privileged position.
    Conflict Theory
  14. Acts of racism, sexism and imperialism that violate basic human rights.
  15. Legally defined as the willful killing of one human being by another.
    Murder and non-negligent manslaughter
  16. Unlawful attack by one person on another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
    Aggravated Assault
  17. Carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will.
    Forcible rape
  18. Taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or putting the victim in fear.
  19. Unlawful entry to commit theft or other serios crime.
  20. Unlawful taking, carrying, leading or ridding away of property from the possession of another.
  21. Theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.
    Auto theft
  22. Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn the personal property of another.
  23. Violations of the law in which there are no readily apparent victims.
    Victimless crimes
  24. All crimes typically committed by high status people, such as tax evasion, and toxic pollution.
    White collar crime
  25. Sanctions and other measures that society applies to convicted criminals.
  26. Repeated crime by those who have been convicted before.
Card Set
1st Semester