Test Answers on sociology

Soc 100 Chapter 1

What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? -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 What is the sociological imagination, and what does C. Wright Mills mean by the intersection […]

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Sociology practice exam 1

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? spurious relationship Max Weber referred to the self-denying approach to life characterized by people living frugal lives and […]

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Final for Sociology

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

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Sociology Exam 1: Chapters 1-4

Durkheim referred to patterns of behavior that characterize a social group as ________. A) a social profile B) stereotyping C) social integration D) social facts social facts 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 a Nobel Prize […]

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

Deviance Deviance: traits or behaviors that violate expected rules or norms Usually has a negative connotation in everyday society Social Stigma 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 and within societies Deviance […]

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Sociology Exam One Chapter One

Sociology 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 interests, concepts, […]

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Sociology Ch1

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

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sociology final Persuasive Essay

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

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Sociology Chapter 1 review

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 ________. Sociological Perspective. What element did C. Wright Mills attribute as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior? External influences. When sociologists’ group people […]

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Sociology test 3

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

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Sociology 1-4

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 Social Perspective (imaginatin) C. Wright Mills attributes ? as being the one that sociologists would use to explain individual behavior External Influence According to Max Weber, the Protestant […]

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Soc ch 15

currently about how many people are added to the world population each year 83 million by 2012 the world is home to about how many people 7 billion the study of human population demography the incidence of childbearing in a nations population fertility if a country has 400 million people and in a given year […]

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Essay on sociology chapter 8

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

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Sociology Term 1-Social Change

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

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SOC 204 Exam 3 Questions Critical Analysis

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

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Sociology 101

Increase in the 20th century quadrupled For Chinese immigrants, one result of living in Chinatowns was _____. all of the above low income nations highest causes of death poverty, him demographic of U.S. women likely to enter labor force single with a child more likely to get a job civil rights movements of 50s & […]

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Analyze the Sociology Midterm Essay

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

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Sociology Exam 1- Rodgers HU

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

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Soc 204 ch 1-3

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 d. influences drawn from our life experiences When sociologists group people into categories based on their age, gender, educational level, […]

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Chapter 1 Sociology

• What is sociology, and what do we mean by \”making the familiar strange\”? 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 make the […]

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sociology test three

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

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