SOC 2010 Study Guide Exam 1
SOC 2010 Study Guide Exam 1 Soc 2010
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SOC 2010 Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1 1. What are the three defining aspects of society? 2. True/False: Societal institutions are permanent 3. What are two ways to distinguish personal problems from public problems? 4. Who was the sociologist who was primarily responsible for establishing sociology in Britain and America? 5. What does positivism place the highest value on? 6. Which theory talks about society functioning because of its individual components working together? 7. A person standing up straight and smiling when meeting someone for the first time would be an example of what? 8. Which founding father of sociology believed society was “ordered and stable”? 9. What did Karl Marx’ conflict theory believe was the basic characteristic of society? 10. Which founding father talked about humans being governed by solely economic logic? 11. Which sociologist we learned about was the first American sociologist and focused on racial issues? Chapter 2 1. What do we call a change in how people think about an aspect of life? 2. True/False: if a variable appears to cause an outcome, that variable must be responsible 3. What is the term associated with subjects behaving differently because a researcher is known to be among them? 4. What were two major ethics violations we learned about in class? 5. What part of the scientific method helps sociologists to become more familiar with their topic of study? 6. True/False: Ethnographies make it possible to study groups that aren’t easily studied by other methods 7. Are conclusions drawn from research methods always able to be generalized to the entire population? 8. What is the term that describes sociologists needing to be impartial to ensure accurate results? 9. What is the name of the group that reviews the actions of practices within the organization? Chapter 3 1. Does anthropology or sociology focus more on distant or ancient cultures? 2. What is the term that describes the characteristics of a group that create a way of life? 3. Name three types of symbolic culture? 4. What is the hypothesis that talks about the effect language has on culture and vice versa 5. Put these in order from least powerful to most powerful: Taboos, folkways, mores 6. What is the alternate map model that is more accurate based on land area? 7. Is culture something that people are born with or is it something they learn over time? 8. What is the term that describes when the ideas of the dominant social group are widely accepted in society? 9. What does the theory of technical determinism discuss? 10. Chapter 1 Answers: 1. Social stratification, Social Institutions, Culture 2. False, they are just thought of that way by people 3. Large data numbers, if it’s not a problem in other societies 4. Herbert Spencer 5. Sense perceptions and personal experience 6. Structural functionalism 7. Dramaturgy 8. Emile Durkheim 9. Social inequality 10. Max Weber 11. WEB Dubois Chapter 2 Answers: 1. Paradigm shift 2. False (correlation doesn’t mean causation) 3. Hawthorne Effect 4. Nuremburg Trials and Tuskegee Syphilis 5. Literature reviews 6. True 7. No, the group may not represent the entire population 8. Objectivity 9. Institutional Review Board Chapter 3 Answers: 1. Anthropology 2. Culture 3. Signs, body language, verbal language 4. Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis 5. Folkways, mores, taboos 6. Peters projection 7. Learned over time with experiences in the real world 8. Hegemony 9. Technology is the most influential factor on society in the modern world
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