5_2 Review Deviant Behaviour

Name ____________________________ Date ________________ Mark ____________
Deviant Behaviour Review 1
5.2 investigate deviance as a form of social behaviour
Instructions: Match each description with the correct terminology. Put the letter in the first column.
A. Positive
implications of
2. It is any behaviour, belief, or condition that violates cultural norms B. Opportunity
in the society or group in which it occurs
3. Deviance may result in conflict, harm, hate fear, and
C. Primary /
discrimination; it may lead to more deviance and dependence on
4. The powerful use law and the criminal justice system to protect
D. Feminist
their own class interests.
5. An act becomes deviant which it is socially defined as such, which
E. Knowledge as
varies widely from place to place, from time to time, and from
group to group.
6. Deviant behaviour is learned in interaction with others. A person
F. Behavioural
becomes delinquent when exposure to law-breaking attitudes is
more extensive than exposure to law-abiding attitudes.
7. Power, knowledge, and social control are intertwined. In prisons,
G. Negative
new means of surveillance that make prisoners think they are
implications of
being watched all the time give officials knowledge that inmates
do not have, giving officials a form of power over the inmates.
8. Deviance occurs when access to the approved means of reaching
H. Strain Theory
culturally approved goals is blocked
9. Historically, women have been ignored in research on crime.
Liberal feminism views women’s deviance as arising from gender
discrimination; radical feminism focuses on patriarchy; and
I. Crime
socialist feminism emphasizes the effects of capitalism and
patriarchy on women.
J. Social control /
10. It is a person’s intentional or inadvertent action
social bonding
11. Primary deviance is the initial act. Secondary deviance occurs
K. Deviance is
when a person accepts the label of “deviant” and continues to
engage in the behaviour that initially produced the label.
12. Acts are deviant or criminal because they have been labelled as
L. Conflict
such. Powerful groups often label less powerful individuals.
13. For deviance to occur, people must have the opportunity. Access
to illegitimate opportunity structures varies, and this helps
M. Deviance
determine the nature of the deviance in which a person will
14. People may resort to deviance to obtain goals they are denied
N. Labelling
access to, for self-preservation, and to express their feelings.
15. Social bonds keep people from becoming criminals. When ties to
O. Differential
family, friends, and others become weak, an individual is most
likely to engage in criminal behaviour.
1. An act that violates criminal law, and the punishment ranges from
minor to major offences
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