Sociologydig_cba45 Module 3 Theory Deviance And Society Module 3 Assessment Attempt

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Sociologydig_CBA45 Module 3: Theory, Deviance, and Society Module 3 Assessment – Attempt

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1. Which of the following explains why the internet is an ideal site for promoting deviant behavior? Select all that apply. Select one or more: a. It is largely unregulated b. Information is privately hosted c. It requires deviant sites be blocked by paywalls d. Information can be posted and accessed anonymously

2. According to conflict theorists, why does the digital divide exist? Select one: a. The digital divide exists primarily because of differences in infrastructure networks in the U.S. South versus the U.S. Midwest b. The digital divide exists because those who have access are those who will help further society c. The digital divide exists because of power differentials that mean the internet is not equally available to everyone d. The digital divide exists because some individuals are inherently more capable of using the internet than others

3. Which of the following explains why the internet is an ideal site for promoting deviant behavior? Select all that apply. Select one or more: a. It is largely unregulated b. Information is privately hosted c. It requires deviant sites be blocked by paywalls d. Information can be posted and accessed anonymously

4. Which of the following would a conflict theorist explain as the cause of deviance at a workplace like Raze.com? Select one: a. Deviant behaviors at Raze.com result from social or material inequalities in the workplace b. Deviant behaviors at Raze.com result from the forcing of the label deviant upon groups or individuals c. Deviant behavior at Raze.com results from the role deviance plays in ultimately constructing social cohesion among the non-deviant d. Deviant behavior at Raze.com results from employees internalizing management’s conception of them as deviant

5. Which of the following terms best describes the rules, norms, and values that govern the internet? Select one: a. Virtual conduct b. Netiquette

c. Social cohesion d. Virtual responsibility

6. Conflict theory is ___ Select one: a. A critique of ideological progressivism b. A critique of structural functionalism c. A complimentary theory to structural functionalism d. A complimentary theory to ideological conservatism

7. Which of the following would a conflict theorist argue about why some individuals are labeled deviant? Select one: a. Some individuals are deviant because of mental disorders b. Some individuals are labeled deviant because of the specific acts they engage in c. Some individuals are labeled deviant because they are trying to maintain social cohesion d. Some individuals are labelled deviant because those in power have the resources to define these labels

8. What was the initial reason that managers made major changes to Raze.com? Select one: a. Employees had begun acting deviantly, and managers decided to address this b. The company experienced an exodus of qualified individuals c. The company was bought by a foreign corporation with must stricter policies d. The industry experienced a downturn and changes were needed to survive.

9. Employees in an organization might use social networking sites or browse the internet rather than completing their tasks. This is called: Select one: a. Cyber time theft b. Cyberloafing c. Production deviance d. Property deviance

10. Something considered deviant in one society might not be deviant in another society Select one: True False

11. Which of the following reasons for deviant behavior would a conflict theorists agree with? Select one: a. Groups will act deviantly in order to ultimately pursue widely shared goals or values b. Groups will act deviantly in order to assess where the boundaries lie between acceptable and unacceptable behavior c. Groups will act deviantly in order to change their circumstances, the social structure, or react to their oppressors d. Groups will act deviantly in order to challenge the moral boundaries of society

12. Which of the following have been shaped by the internet and technology? Select one: a. Crime b. Society c. Deviance d. All of the above

13. Which of the following are associated with an Integrated Perspective theory of technology? Select one or more: a. Technology development is associated with positivist and rational systems b. Technology involves the social construction of meaning, interaction, and historical progress c. Technology involves both social and technological optimization d. Technology development often comes from soft line determinism

14. Technology can also be used to reduce instances of deviance and crime Select one: True False

15. Which of the following best describes the relationship between deviance and conflict theory? Select one: a. Conflict theory has its roots in deviance. Conflict occurs when individuals are deviant b. Deviance and conflict represent the same theoretical concept c. Deviance has roots in conflict theory. Deviance often occurs because people resist social structures that constrain them. d. Deviance has its roots in structural functionalism, which is a type of conflict theory

16. Technology has only increased crime and deviance Select one: True False

17. Businesses with high levels of deviance from employees are likely to be successful. Select one: True False

18. Which of the following best describes how cell phones have helped police officers combat crime? Select one: a. Police have implemented elaborate tracking systems of trace suspected criminals’ cell phones b. Telecommunications companies are implementing tracking devices in cell phones purchased by those with criminal records c. Cell phones make it more difficult for criminals to evade police because many criminals are not adept at using them d. Crimes are more likely to be solved when individuals with cell phones can call them in in realtime

19. Which of the following is true about deviant behavior, according to Andria Hoplight Topia? Select one: a. Deviant behavior is sporadic in nature and rather than being committed continuously is often tied to particular organizational changes b. Deviant behavior is continuous in nature and rather than being committed sporadically is often tied to organizational policy more broadly c. Deviant behavior is more likely to be committed in the context of organization’s that remain stable, changing little over time d. Deviant behavior is more likely to be committed in smaller organizations than in larger organizations

20. Which of the following are consistent with a Decision-Making theory of technology? Select all that apply. Select one or more: a. Technology development is associated with positivist and rational systems b. Technology involves the social construction of meaning, interaction, and historical progress c. Technology development results from deterministic views of engineers d. Technology involves interpretive flexibility

21. Conflict theory might best be thought of as which type of theory? Select one: a. Micro-level theory b. Meso-level c. Individual-Level theory d. Macro-level theory

22. Which of the following is a recent real-world example of a contradictory response to deviant behavior online? Select one: a. The website Twitter removed pictures of nude female celebrities but did not remove leaked e-mails from a congressman’s office b. The website Reddit chose to remove leaked e-mails from the Sony hacking incident but did not remove leaked images of nude female celebrities c. The website Facebook removed leaked images of nude female celebrities but did not remove leaked e-mails from a congressman’s office d. The website Gawker.com removed leaked e-mails from a congressman’s office but did not remove leaked nude pictures of female celebrities

23. Why did employees at Raze.com begin to commit deviant acts? Select all that apply.Select one or more: a. After a downturn in the industry, Raze.com laid off half of its employees b. Raze.com implemented mandatory, non compensated overtime for many employees c. The company closed down the kitchen to save money, meaning food was no longer available for employees d. Raze.com reduced employees vacation time by half

24. Which of the following are ways that Raze.com employees acted deviantly? Select all that apply. Select one or more:

a. Resisting mandatory meetings b. Taking long lunches and coffee breaks c. Stealing office supplies from the company d. Circumventing building security requirements

25. Which of the following best defines cyber law? Select one: a. Specific laws relating to corporate use of the internet b. Specific laws relating to underage individuals’ use of the internet c. Specific laws relating to the internet and computer offenses, especially fraud and copyright issues d. Specific laws relating to the provision and distribution of internet services by telecommunications corporations

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