1 The consensus perspective is most applicable to ______________

Question

1.The consensus perspective is most applicable to ______________

societies.

-heterogeneous

-homogeneous

-bilingual

-Southern

2.There has been considerable debate over the legalization of marijuana. In a number of states, voters have decided to modify the law to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use. This is an example of the _________ perspective.

-sociolegal

-pluralist

-consensus

-democratic

3.Which of the following is true of advocates of the social problems perspective on crime and criminality?

-They lay the cause of crime squarely at the feet of individual perpetrators.

-They suggest highly personalized crime-reduction strategies based on firm punishments and a wider use of police powers.

-They believe crime must be addressed in the same way as public health concerns.

-They believe people choose crime because it is exciting, offers illicit pleasures, and offers the companionship of other thrill-seekers.

4.Most contemporary criminologists primarily employ a(n) ________ perspective.

-psychological

-economics

-biological

-sociological.

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