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Sociology Study Guide 1

by: Joy Bullington

Sociology Study Guide 1 SOCI 1101

Joy Bullington
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This study guide asks questions that will test your knowledge on information for test 1 in Intro to Sociology. Also, it requires you to define some words in which the definitions should be memorize...
Introduction to Sociology
Professor Nathan Palmer
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Joy Bullington on Saturday September 17, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to SOCI 1101 at Georgia Southern University taught by Professor Nathan Palmer in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Sociology in Sociology at Georgia Southern University.


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Date Created: 09/17/16
Sociology Study Guide 1 1. What are the 6 questions sociologist ask when study social phenomenon? 2. What is your social location? 3. How does your social location affect you? 4. Define Worldview. 5. Worldview leads to ________ and ________. 6. What is the Fundamental Attribution Error? 7. What is a social phenomenon? 8. What are some of the factors that influence our behavior? 9. What is a social network? 10. What is a Node? 11. Define contagion. 12. How many people are in a transitive relationship? 13. What does centrality measure? 14. Define Hyperdyadic spread. 15. Spread happens by ______ and _______. 16. What are the 5 rules of social networks 17. How do we shape our own network? 18. Define Homophily 19. What is a core discussion network? 20. How does out network shape us? 21. What is the difference between linear and complex networks? 22. What is an emergent phenomena? 23. Define Multi-Causality. 24. Define intuition. 25. Can common sense be taught? 26. What are the 2 problems with common sense? 27. What are the 3 errors on common sense explanations? And explain each. 28. Compare an independent variable and a dependent variable. 29. Correlation does not equal _______. 30. Define anecdotal observations 31. Define systematic observations. 32. Can empirical data be falsified? 33. Quantitative methods use numerical data while qualitative methods use _________. 34. What are some quantitative methods? 35. What are some qualitative methods? 36. Name 2 types of data. 37. What is the difference between a population and a sample? 38. Define generalization. 39. Define descriptive analysis, comparative analysis, and predictive analysis. 40. What is a social theory? 41. What is the difference between macro theories and micro theories? 42. What are the 3 big sociological theories? And which ones are macro and which ones are micro? 43. Define the structural function theory. 44. What question do structural functionalists ask? 45. Functional equals good. True or False? 46. What does it mean to be functional? 47. What are the 8 social institutions? 48. What is the difference between a manifest function and a latent function? 49. What does the conflict theory focus on? 50. What does the conflict theory say that individuals, groups, and social institutions are guided by? 51. What question do conflict theorists ask? 52. Define Hegemony. 53. Define Symbolic Interaction theory. 54. Symbols are inherently meaningless. True or False? 55. Define Essentialism. 56. Define Constructionism. 57. What is an example of a social construction? 58.Explain the Thomas Theorem.


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