PSYC 475 Quiz Theories

PSYC 475 Quiz: Theories of Criminal Conduct

Covers the Textbook material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. Define what is meant by inter-individual differences and provide two examples of such differences from the Cambridge Study on Delinquent Development.
  2. Social class has often been seen as a major correlate of crime. What is the evidence in support of this statement?
  3. Agnewa’s (1992) General Strain Theory proposes the following path to crime:
  4. Mainstream, traditional theories of criminology have predicted
  5. Learning to rationalize breaking the law
  6. Intra-individual differences refer to differences
  7. Hirschia’s theory deals with
  8. When a child feels guilty for stealing, the source of the cost is
  9. A subtractive reward ___________ behavior.
  10. Differential association theory views criminal behavior as the result of
  11. According to limited opportunity theory, the mode of adaptation that explains criminal behavior is
  12. Observing that your friend becomes aggressive only when drinking is an example of observing
  13. GPCSL views behavior as a function of
  14. That criminal behavior is positively correlated with having delinquent friends is predicted from
  15. A subtractive cost ___________ behavior.
  16. According to the text, one of the major â mythsâ of mainstream criminology has been that
  17. A punishment or cost is a stimulus that
  18. A major characteristic of the psychology of criminal conduct is the emphasis upon
  19. Most past studies of the class “crime relationship have
  20. Recklessa’s (1967) containment theory emphasizes the following as a buffer from a criminogenic environment:
  21. In a PCC, variability is evidenced by
  22. The working definition of criminal behavior within PCC refers to actions that
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