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Intro to Sociology
Gregory Maddox
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SOC 108
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Briana montgomery on Wednesday March 9, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to SOC 108 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale taught by Gregory Maddox in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 37 views. For similar materials see Intro to Sociology in Sociology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Date Created: 03/09/16
Exam Two Study Guide If relying only on this guide as a means of preparation for the exam, you will likely not be pleased with your results. Culture (Chap. 3) Culture is made up of three dimensions: __________, ____________, and ___________. The_______dimension consists of the tangible aspects of culture. The________dimension is made up of ideas and knowledge. The________dimension is where standards of appropriate behavior are found. (Norms, values) A cultures norms are based on its values. True or false? The behavior publicly accepted by a society is_____culture; the actual behavior we exhibit is_____culture Language shapes our perception of_______. Counterculture is defined as a bunch of pot smoking hippies sitting around complaining about “The Man”. True or False? _______ ________ is the feeling of stress associated with experiencing radically different Environments. Cultural universals exist due to: A) Humans are biologically similar. B) The human physical environment is limited in similar ways. C) The issues faced by humans in sustaining social life are similar. D) All of the above are true. Socialization (Chap. 4) Individuals learn to be a part of groups throughout their lives by the process of_________, this process continues__________ an individual’s life. The______ _______ _____ is a method of self-evaluation. The __ is spontaneous, whereas the __ considers consequences. The U.S. military is an example of a ____ ______. This starts in boot camp with_______ followed directly by__________. Social Structure (Chap. 5) A position within a social structure is called a: a) Role b) Status c) Obligation d) Freebie Social ______is described as people influencing each other’s behavior. Role______ refers to issues within a role. Role______ refers to issues between different roles. Modernization is the process of_______ changes that accompany economic development. World Systems Theory concerns itself with the idea that development follows a country’s place within the ________ system. Groups (Chap. 6) Social networks came about after the invention of the internet. True or False? McDonaldization of society means that cheap burgers are available all over the world. True or False? The CIA, Harvard University and General Motors are all examples of________ organizations. Nisbet defines ______as basic to group life. The Iron Law of Oligarchy states that ________becomes increasingly concentrated in the hands of ____. Deviance and Control (Chap.7) Under Conforming and over conforming to accepted norms are both examples of________. External controls (prison, fines, ridicule etc.) are the more effective form of social control. True or False? Strain, Control, Conflict and Labeling are all examples of ________ used to explain deviance. ________deviance is an isolated act. ________deviance has become part of an individual’s lifestyle. In the U. S. the most common method of dealing with crime is Rehabilitation. True or False?


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