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Introductory Sociology

by: Miss Betsy Jerde

Introductory Sociology SOC 10000

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Date Created: 09/19/15
Study Guide for the Final SOC 100 Chapter 15 Theory of State Public goods Tragedy of Commons Appearance of State Pluralist Elitist Important Concepts Collective Goodsthings necessary for group life thatin dividual members of a society cannot provide for themselves and that require cooperative actions by many members tragedy of the commons the problematic tendency for people to Overvconsume commonly shared resources goods or property State the organized monopoly on the use of force or coercion within a society pluralism a system or a society in which power is dispersed among many competing elites who act to limit one another39s power and therefore minimize the repression and exploitation of members Power Elite A term C Wright Miller used to identify an inner circle of military government and business leaders he believed controls the United States 4 it Chapter 17 Internal source of social change Innovations Conflicts among groups Population growth it it o 0 External source of Social Change Diffusion transfer of innovations among societies Threats from other societies Major theories Marxist Theory the development of capitalism led to Industrial Revolution Max weber the protestant ethic and Capitalism 4 The State Theory of Modernization capitalism arose only in nations that had first tamed the state i The World System Theory the modernization of western capitalist countries was paid for by its less fortunate neighbors Important Concepts Core nations Peripheral nations 439 Delacroix s research on testing the Dependence Theory he found no support for the dependence theory t vb Q i 39I39 Chapter 18 Expansive population structure Stationary population structure U S Constrictive population structure 1 Malthrusian Theory He identi ed famine disease and war as positive checks that kept populations proportionate to the food supply 2 Demographic Transition Theory modernization leads to conditions encouraging low fertility Tips 39 The conclusion part at the end of each chapter is very helpful It gives you a nice review of the theories and perspectives the chapter covers t saves time 39 Good Luck to You All


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