Question 19 1 pts The United States has the highest burglary rate in the developed world True False

Question 19

1 pts

The United States has the highest burglary rate in the developed world

True

False

Question 20

1 pts

Early sociological research on the relationship of mental illness and crime had shown that mentally ill people are

far more likely to commit crime than others

more likely to be arrested for crime but not more likely to commit crime

not as likely to have the opportunity to commit crime due to the fact that they were watched closely or institutionalized

less likely than others to commit crime

Question 21

1 pts

Social control theory assumes that

deviants acts tend to be inherently attractive to people

deviant acts are not usually attractive to anyone whose life has been made comfortable by wealth and ease

social bonds are more important to preventing deviation in lower- than in middle-classes

the importance of social bonds varies across different subcultures

Question 22

1 pts

According to the author of your text, defining crime as “actions that violate the law”

means you are logically compelled to defend the decriminalization of most illegal behavior

makes it much easier to explain the causes of crime

makes it much harder to explain the causes of crime

by logical extension, defines law enforcement officials as “criminals“

Question 23

1 pts

In some countries, females are more likely than males to be arrested for committing crimes

True

False

Question 24

1 pts

Most burglaries

involve forcing doors or windows

are preceded by a knock on the door or by ringing the bell

occur at least three to five miles from the burglar’s home

are committed by African American males

involve difficult “targets” with big potential rewards for the burglar

Question 25

1 pts

Sociologists today generally agree that so-called white collar crime

requires special theories to explain it

indicates the probable mental illness of the white collar offender

is far more common and important than early sociology had generally acknowledged

is a minor problem socially, and a trivial issue in criminology