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JS101 Exam 2 Review Sheet Spring 2001 Dr. Quinn Exam 2: Friday, March 23, 2001.

Please be as early as possible to the exam. Because of we have evidence of unethical student behavior, we will be instituting special examination procedures that will take additional time to set up.

Students will be required to show their IDs at the exam.

Required Reading for this exam: On-line · "youngblackmen.htm" · "viowom95.htm" · "" · "" · """Summary" and "Criminal victimization") Text · "C&W" - All of section II (Van Maanen, Weisheit et al., Pogrebin and Poole, Birch) · First 3 chapters of Barker ethnography of LA police TOPIC: Social Construction of Crime This was partially covered in Exam 1. However, you are responsible for the entire section on this exam.

1. What are social norms? What's the difference between folkways and mores? 2. Review the "4 basic purposes" of the law and the "4 functions" of the law.

3. What's the difference between "deviance" and "criminality"? (The "easy" definition.) 4. What are the 3 factors that should be considered in predicting whether an act will be seen as deviant (or criminal)? Be able to evaluate a scenario and judge which factor is most at work. What is meant by the statement: "no act in and of itself is deviant." 5. We talked more broadly about the notion of "social contruction." What was the point of the "saliva/spit" demonstration and how may this be applied to our definitions of crime and deviance? TOPIC: Is the Criminal Justice System a "System" 1. What is the "accounting" definition of a "system"? By this definition, does the CJ system count as a system? 2. What are the three components of the CJ system (a review from the last exam)? 3. Be able to list the different...