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ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

29) Discuss how and why the criminal justice system may be part of the problem of crime rather than part of the solution.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

30) Organized crime is confined primarily within U.S. borders. 30) ______


MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

31) All of the following statements regarding murder in the United States are correct, except: 31) ______

A) Most murders are between racial groups.

B) Most murder victims are male.

C) Unlike the past, fewer than half of today's murder victims know their killers.

D) Most murderers are male.


32) According to Robert Merton, ________ accept society's goals, but use illegitimate means to achieve them. 32) ______

A) rebels B) innovators C) ritualists D) conformists


33) Drug trafficking, prostitution, and money laundering are examples of ________ crimes. 33) ______

A) street B) organized

C) occupational D) political
34) All of the following statements regarding differential association theory are correct, except: 34) ______

A) This theory is rooted in the conflict perspective because it highlights power and authority differentials in society.

B) According to this theory, people learn the motives and attitudes that go with deviant behavior from other people.

C) This approach is based on the assumption that people are more likely to deviate from societal norms if they are around other people who engage in deviant behavior more often than they conform to societal norms.

D) This perspective was formulated by Edwin Sutherland.
35) One study cited in the text referred to serial killers who kill to rid the community or the world of "undesirable" people as: 35) ______

A) power/control seekers. B) hedonists.

C) missionaries. D) visionaries.
36) By definition, mass murder involves the killing of at least ________ people at one time and in one place by the same person. 36) ______

A) six B) eight C) four D) two


37) As compared with arrest rates for African Americans, arrest rates for whites are: 37) ______

A) higher for nonviolent property crimes.

B) lower for occupational crimes.

C) lower for organized crimes.

D) higher for violent crimes.
38) The definition of murder includes: 38) ______

A) killing in wartime.

B) killing in self-defense.

C) the unlawful, intentional killing of one person by another.

D) the unlawful, unintentional killing of one person by another.
39) Which of the following statements depicts U.S. corporate crime? 39) ______

A) anti-trust violations B) price fixing

C) deceptive advertising D) All of these are accurate.
40) All of the following statements regarding auto theft are correct, except: 40) ______

A) white, middle class youths tend to steal cars for economic profit.

B) some people steal cars to help them commit other crimes.

C) joyriding is often a motive for stealing an automobile.

D) insurance companies insist that auto thefts be reported to police.
41) All of the following statements regarding rape are correct, except: 41) ______

A) Rape is a sexually motivated crime.

B) Age is critical in a charge of statutory rape.

C) Sexual assaults and attempted rapes are included in the Uniform Crime Report's statistics on forcible rape.

D) Rape is an act of violence with sex used as a weapon.
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

42) Fewer than half of all criminal cases are resolved by plea bargaining. 42) ______


43) Enron is an example of corporate crime. 43) ______
ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

44) Describe some of the major problems associated with crime statistics for murder, rape, and auto theft.


TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

45) Many people gain much information about crime from the media. 45) ______


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