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Rational choice theory (criminology): Quiz


Question 1: The basic premise of routine activity theory is that most crimes are petty theft and unreported to the ________.
Common lawShariaLawPolice

Question 2: Routine activity theory says that ________ is normal and depends on the opportunities available.

Question 3: For instance, after ________, the economy of Western countries was booming and the Welfare states were expanding.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 4: But several types of crime are very well explained by routine activity theory :
- ________ related to peer-to-peer file sharing
- employee theft
- corporate crime
Public domainAnti-copyrightCopyright infringementDigital rights management

Question 5: In ________, the rational choice theory adopts a utilitarian belief that man is a reasoning actor who weighs means and ends, costs and benefits, and makes a rational choice.
SociologyDeviance (sociology)CriminologySocial control theory

Question 6: Another premise is that crime is relatively unaffected by social causes such as poverty, ________, unemployment.
AdditionReal numberPartially ordered setInequality

Question 7: Routine activity theory a sub-field of rational choice ________, developed by Marcus Felson.
Deviance (sociology)SociologyCriminologySocial control theory


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