CRJ 405, Final Exam Study Guide


Chapter 6


1.                   Images of women

2.         The story of “Chrissy”

3.         Patriarchy

4.         Patria protestas

5.         Reed v. Reed

6.         National Congress on Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline in Cincinnati

7.         Reformatories v. custodial institutions

8.         Married Woman’s Property Acts

9.         Rate of incarceration for women (recent trends)

10.       Pregnancy police

11.       Salem Witch trials

12.       Drug war and women


Chapter 7


1.         Components of the crime control industry

2.         private security industry

3.         Gated communities

4.         Globalization of crime control

5.         Prison industrial complex

6.         Penal colonies

7.         Privatization

8.         Prison construction

9.         Rural prisons

10.       ALEC


Chapter 8


1.        Nickel and Dimed

2.        Green Bay, Wisconsin illustration

3.        American-style Capitalism

4.        Figure 8-1

5.        Thich Nhat Hanh (Peace is Every Step)

6.        Last stage of the Industrial Revolution


Sample Questions


1.         In Reed v. Reed The Supreme Court held that women were _______.


a.         persons

b.         property

c.         imbeciles

d.         competent to vote


2.         One of the key concepts originally developed by Karl Marx referred to a more or less chronically unemployed or underemployed segment of the population, primarily because of mechanization which renders them “redundant” and hence “superfluous” as far as producing profits is concerned.  This segment helps keep wages down and is absorbed back into the general working population when labor is scarce.  What is this segment?


a.                   Free market capitalists

b.                   Commodified capitalist working class

c.                   Working poor

d.         Surplus population/reserve army


3.         The treatment of women in prisons often revolved around perceptions of women being suited for the _______ sphere in contrast to men who were viewed as suited for the ______ sphere.


a.         public; private

b.         private; public

c.         economic; political

d.         both a and c


4.         Fear of crime has been declining steadily along with crime rates since the early 1990's.


5.         Most of the jobs in rural prisons are filled by local people.