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Soc 100 Chapter 1

question What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? answer -The study of human societies and its social structures and dynamics -Question norms and thinking critically about world around you. Question what seems normal but really isn’t question What is the sociological imagination, and what does C. Wright Mills mean […]

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Sociology practice exam 1

question There is a high correlation between the number of Americans who pay income tax in the month of April and the number of swimsuits sold. Which of the following statements is the best description of this relationship? answer spurious relationship question Max Weber referred to the self-denying approach to life characterized by people living […]

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Final for Sociology

question The statement that \”culture is the complex whole\” was made by: answer Edward B. Tylor question Which discipline defines itself as \”the systematic study of human society?\” answer sociology question What is the term for the ways of thinking, ways of acting, and material objects that together form a people’s way of life? answer […]

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Sociology Exam 1: Chapters 1-4

question Durkheim referred to patterns of behavior that characterize a social group as ________. A) a social profile B) stereotyping C) social integration D) social facts answer social facts question What distinction did sociologist Frances Perkins hold in American history? A) She was the first woman president of the American Sociological Association. B) She won […]

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Sociology Unit 7 Deviance, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System

question Deviance answer Deviance: traits or behaviors that violate expected rules or norms Usually has a negative connotation in everyday society question Social Stigma answer Deviance can be a trait, belief, or behavior Accompanied by social stigma: a negative label that devalues a person and changes her or his self-concept and social identity Varies across […]

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Sociology Exam One Chapter One

question Sociology answer The study of human groups and societies, giving particular emphasis to analysis of the industrialized world. It is one of a group of social sciences, which include anthropology, economics, political science, and human geography. The divisions between the various social sciences are not clear-cut, and all share a certain range of common […]

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Sociology Ch1

question credited with being the father of sociology answer August Comte question the use of sociological research to solve problems answer applied sociology question the capitalists who own the means of production answer bourgeoisie question standards by which people define what is desirable or undesirable, good or bad, beautiful or ugly answer values question coined […]

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sociology final Persuasive Essay

question unstated standards of behavior or teachers expectations answer what do sociologists mean when they refer to hidden curriculum of school? question economic, future preparation, and socialization functions answer besides learning skills and knowledge, schools serve three other major purposes. what are they? question credentialism answer among the following , which plays a role in […]

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Sociology Chapter 1 review

question The concept that describes opening a window into unfamiliar worlds that allows us to understand human behavior by placing it within its broader social context is called ________. answer Sociological Perspective. question What element did C. Wright Mills attribute as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior? answer External influences. […]

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Sociology test 3

question Wealth answer inclusive term encompassing all a person’s material assets question Income answer salaries and wages question Stratification answer structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and power in a society question Social inequality answer Situation where members of society have different amounts of wealth, prestige, or power question […]

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Sociology 1-4

question The concept that describes opeing a window into unfamiliar worlds taht allows us to understand human behavior by placing it within its broader social context is called answer Social Perspective (imaginatin) question C. Wright Mills attributes ? as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior answer External Influence question According […]

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Soc ch 15

question currently about how many people are added to the world population each year answer 83 million question by 2012 the world is home to about how many people answer 7 billion question the study of human population answer demography question the incidence of childbearing in a nations population answer fertility question if a country […]

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Essay on sociology chapter 8

question ____ a structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and power in a society. answer Stratification question salaries and wages answer Income question a term encompassing all a person’s material assets, including land, stocks, and other types of property. answer wealth question Look at the four general systems of […]

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Sociology Term 1-Social Change

question The process of spreading culture traits from one society to another. answer Diffusion question The process of adapting borrowed cultural traits. answer Reformulation question A system of beliefs or ideas that justifies the social, moral, religious, political, or economic interests held by a group or by society. answer Ideology question The tendency to view […]

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SOC 204 Exam 3 Questions Critical Analysis

question Who are most likely to work a full day outside the home for pay and perform a second shift of unpaid labor at home? answer women question In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that less than half of American households contained a married couple. (True or False) answer True question What cartoon caption […]

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Sociology 101

question Increase in the 20th century answer quadrupled question For Chinese immigrants, one result of living in Chinatowns was _____. answer all of the above question low income nations highest causes of death answer poverty, him question demographic of U.S. women likely to enter labor force answer single with a child more likely to get […]

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Analyze the Sociology Midterm Essay

question William Sheldon linked criminality to: a) muscular, athletic builds b) race c) class position d) gender answer a) muscular, athletic builds question Which of the following concepts refers to \”the recognized violation of cultural norms\”? a) crime b) deviance c) legal infraction d) juvenile delinquency answer b) deviance question \”Crime\” differs from \”deviance\” in […]

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Sociology Exam 1- Rodgers HU

question The _____ perspective emphasizes the social contexts in which people live. answer Sociological perspective question The corners in life that people occupy because of their place in a society are referred to as answer social location question Auguste Comte is credited as being the founder of answer sociology question The phrase \”survival of the […]

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Soc 204 ch 1-3

question Sociologists emphasize the notion that our thinking and motivation are largely determined by: a. our individual personalities b. our natural born instincts c. our biologically inherited genetic structure d. influences drawn from our life experiences answer d. influences drawn from our life experiences question When sociologists group people into categories based on their age, […]

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Chapter 1 Sociology

question • What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? answer o Sociology is the study of human society and the social structure and dynamics. o Making the familiar strange, a term coined by C. Wright Mills, he was meaning that to fully understand the human society, we need to […]

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sociology test three

question Based on scapegoat theory, you would conclude that prejudice is caused by answer frustration among people who are themselves disadvantaged question gender refers to answer the personal traits and social positions that members of a society attach to being male and female question max weber argues that, in agrarian societies, the dimension of social […]

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