1.The consensus perspective is most applicable to ______________
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.
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.