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Criminal Justice

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  • 1. 
    Therea re the four definitional perspectives that can be found in contemporary criminology, which one is not one of the four?
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Psychological

    • C. 

      Legalistic

    • D. 

      Biological

  • 2. 
    What is a shortcoming of the legalistic perspective?
  • 3. 
    It is important to realize that laws are
  • 4. 
    The political perspective defines crmes in terms of the                                     that exists in society and assers that crimal laws sdo not encessarily bear any inherent relationship to popular notions of right and wrong
    • A. 

      Social products

    • B. 

      Power structures

    • C. 

      Social power

    • D. 

      Nonew of the the above

  • 5. 
    A crime is someting that is against the law and deviance is a aviolation of social norms but itt is not against the law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The fwhat the question wha should cbe criminal can be answerd by twoncontrasting points of view. Qhat are they?be crimina
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Concsensus

    • C. 

      Puralist

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      Both b and c

  • 7. 
    The                                      viewpoint hold s that lwaws should be enacted to criminalize given forms of behavior when members of society generally agree that such laws are necessary.
  • 8. 
    There isa theres a gronwing trend to reserve application of the term criminoligists to whom??
    • A. 

      Policy analyst

    • B. 

      Crime scene investigator

    • C. 

      Academic researcher

    • D. 

      Both a and b

    • E. 

      Both a and c