Mary Browning

City: Portage, Michigan
University: Lawrence Technological University

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Essay Summary of Chapter 7-12

Silent listening is defined as listening attentively with nonverbal responses. Recall is related to which component of hearing? remembering Which response style is associated with the \”less reflective/more evaluative\” end of the listening response continuum? analyzing Which of the following is an analyzing response phrased in a tentative way? Perhaps your teacher wants you to […]

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Agents of Social Control

Family Informal social control Positive sanctions- Rewards; sweets,money Negative sanctions; Told off, grounded Peers Informal Social Control Positive; going out for dinner Negative; exclude from the group Media Informal Social Control Positive; advertising brands of clothes Negative; celebrities being criticised in magazines. Relgion Informal Social Control Positive; rewarded by celebrations and gifts Negative; excluded from […]

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Sociology 101 Exam 2

In the United States, when stepping into an elevator, people often move to the back to allow others to get on or get off. This is an example of a. a value. b. a belief. c. knowledge. d. a norm. Norm What is the difference between a more and a folkway? a. Mores are more […]

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Foundations of Education Final

Why is it difficult to develop a clear definition of emotional disabilities? a) Most children are well behaved b) Norms for appropriate behavior differ across cultures c) Emotional and behavioral disorders usually occur in isolation d) There is a clear definition of what constitutes good mental health b) Norms for appropriate behavior differ across cultures […]

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Chapter 4- Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility The actions of an organization that are targeted toward achieving a social benefit over and above maximizing profits for its shareholders and meeting all its legal obligations. Instrumental Approach the perspective that the only obligation of Organizations is to maximize profits for its shareholders in providing goods and services that meet the […]

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Unit 9 – Social Media Vocab.

Application a program that is accessed via web browser over the internet. Many apps are available for purchase in mobile format for smart phones and devices. Blog a web site, maintained by an individual or group, with commentary, and descriptions of events, or other media such as graphics or video. \”Blog\” can also be used […]

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BUAD309 Chapter 9

Groups Two or more individuals interacting and interdependent who have come together to achieve particular objectives Formal Groups A designated work group defined by an organizations structure (work groups) Informal Groups Independently formed to meet the social needs of its members, not organizationally determined (greek life) What is true about groups? Groups influence our emotional […]

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Employee Benefits Chapter 3

Major Social Insurance Programs Social Insurance Programs include: Social Security (including Medicare) Unemployment Insurance Workers’ Compensation Insurance State-mandated temporary disability insurance Purpose of Social Insurance Programs Social insurance programs are designed to solve major social problems such as: Unemployment Work-related injuries & illnesses Disability Income & health care needs in retirement Reasons for Social Insurance […]

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Social Studies Vocabulary Review

population the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.) population density The average number of people in a square mile or square kilometer. colony a settlement ruled by another country goods things that are bought and sold culture […]

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Psyc Chp 15

1. The role of repressed childhood conflicts in personality disorders is most clearly emphasized by the ________ perspective. c. psychoanalytic 2. Jaydon doesn’t realize that his alcohol abuse and neglect of his family is leading to the destruction of both family and career. A psychoanalyst would suggest that Jaydon shows signs of a: d. weak […]

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Chapter 9: Groups

Group cohesiveness is particularly important for a group when… A. the group has formed for primarily social reasons. B. financial decision making is involved. C. the group’s primary objective is problem solving. D. the group is diverse in terms of gender but not when it is diverse in terms of race. A. the group has […]

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Greek and Roman Theatre

Agon Greek Old Comedy, a scene with a debate between the two opposing forces of the play, each representing one side of a social or political issue. Agonthetes In Hellenistic Greece, the government official responsible for producing plays for festivals. Amphitheater Large oval, circular, or semicircular outdoor theatre with rising tiers of seats around an […]

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CH 8_MIS/BCIS_Flash Cards

_______ is the use of information technology to support the sharing of content among networks of users. social media A(n) _______ is an information system that supports the sharing of content among networks of users. SMIS SM communities differ from communities in the past because SM communities are _______. formed based on mutual interests A […]

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Quiz Ch. 17-20

Industrialism in the New South: Barely kept pace with the booming industrial economy of the North Which statement about women in the New South is NOT true? Their new roles in Southern life changed the prevailing views about the role of women All of these major farmers’ organizations emerged during the nineteenth – century except: […]

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Healthcare Industry- Quiz 1

1. The primary objectives of a healthcare system include all of the following EXCEPT: A. Enabling all citizens to receive healthcare services B. Delivering healthcare services that are cost-effective C. Delivering healthcare services using the most current technology, regardless of cost D. Delivering healthcare services that meet established standards of quality A. Enabling all citizens […]

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Social Deviance Midterm

Four Contemporary Sociological Functions Structural Functionalism conflict theory symbolic interactionism feminist theory structural functionalism A theoretical perspective that views society as an organized system, analogous to the human system, that is made up of a variety of interrelated parts or structures that work together to generate social stability and maintain society. conflict theory Conflict and […]

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HIST 1302 CH 25

One aspect of nativism in the 1920s was fear of recent immigrants who might be Communists or anarchists. True The Ku Klux Klan was directed against blacks, Jews, and Catholics. True Former secretary of state and presidential contender William Jennings Bryan was a fundamentalist. True Interracial marriages became acceptable to most in American society during […]

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K201 Excel Lecture Exam

Porter’s five forces model is used to assess ___________. industry structure According to Porter’s five forces model, the intensity of each of the forces determines the characteristics of the industry, how profitable it is, and how sustainable that profitability will be. T/F True. According the Porter’s five forces model, which of the following firms would […]

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psych Ch.11,12,13

Mass Media Forms of communication that are designed to reach and influence very large audiences niche media Forms of communication geared to a narrowly defined audience What do you need to do to evaluate a scientific report in the Media? 1. Who is making the claim? 2. What are the credentials and funding of the […]

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Microeconomics Chapter 27

The effectiveness of regulation is mitigated when A. firms engage in creative response. B. individuals generate a​ \”feedback effect.\” C. individuals reduce their vigilance toward safety when additional safety regulations are implemented. D. All of the above. D. All of the above. A firm complains that another​ firm’s advertising is misleading. The firm would send […]

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education 303

correlational study a study that tells us whether two variables are associated, but does not tell us if one variable causes or influences the other social cognitive theory can best be characterized as being concerned with learning through observations of others descripitive method decribes correlational method shows relationship between variables experimental method cause and effect […]

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HSB4U Chapter 2 – Social Changes

Social change the transformation of culture and social organization/structure over time Four Characteristics of Social Change 1. It happens everywhere, but the rate of change varies from place to place. 2. Social change is sometimes intentional but often unplanned. 3. Social change often generates controversy. 4. Some changes matter more than others do. Anthropology’s view […]

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