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Study Guide for Exam 1

by: Elizabeth Schill

Study Guide for Exam 1 101

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This is just what was covered in the chapters that were not assigned on structural-functionalism.
Intro to Sociology
Dr. Jeff Erger
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Elizabeth Schill on Sunday February 21, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 101 at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire taught by Dr. Jeff Erger in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 33 views. For similar materials see Intro to Sociology in Sociology at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.


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Date Created: 02/21/16
Chapter 9-24 on Structural-Functionalism Chapter 10 Social Inequality: Davis-Moore Thesis: Social stratification has beneficial consequences for the operation of society Chapter 13 Gender: Talcott Parsons’s view on gender: Women and men’s roles complement each other because the women have an expressive role and men have an instrumental role Chapter 15 Aging: Disengagement Theory: The idea that society functions in an orderly way by removing people from positions of responsibility as they reach old age Chapter 18 Family: Four Functions of Family: 1. Socialization 2. Regulation of sexual activity 3. Social placement 4. Material and emotional security Chapter 19 Religion: Totem: An object in the natural world collectively defined as sacred Three Functions of Religion: 1. Establishing social cohesion 2. Promoting social control 3. Providing meaning and purpose Chapter 21 Health and Medicine: Sick role: Patterns of behavior defined as appropriate for people who are ill Chapter 24 Modernity: Mass society: A society in which prosperity and bureaucracy have weakened traditional social ties


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