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Sociology 201A Final Exam Study Guide Giddens et al Chapter 13 Government Political Power and Social Movements 7 Know about the following v n m lam political apparatus in which officials enact policies and make decisions governed ze comprises a political apparatus government institutions including civil service officials ruling over a geographically defined territory its authority is backed by a legal system and it has the capacity to use force to implement policies Mm L2 LC governments have sovereign power within defined territorial areas and populations are citizens who know themselves to be part of single nations m freedoms and privileges guaranteed to individuals by law ensure that citizens may participate in politics by voting for example guarantee every individual a minimum standard ofliVing basis for welfare state supports citizens who cannot support themselves restricted by a constitution putting authority in the hands of democratically elected representatives few hands in cm a livllil g af rm in theory of the limits of democracy which holds that in large scale societies democratic participation is necessarily limited to the regular election ofpolitical leaders independent and separate identities yet share equally in the rights and powers of citizenship 3 H 1le in r know that social activism can shape history and affect society v 5 c Kill tum 3 arisen in Western societies since the 1960s in response to the changing risks facing human societies mm development of social and economic relationships stretching worldwide New m mi r 1 failure ofa political order to generate a sufficient level of commitment and involvement on the part ofits citizens to be able to govern properly Chapter 15 The Family and Intimate Relationships 7 Know about the following an mm M w llwi my la n n H w family in which at least one partner has children from a previous marriage living either in the home or nearby 39 u HAHN lH39lSlWJl39IV 1 Him WNW especially ensuring that people meet regularly to affirm common beliefs and values m religion is important because ofits role in social change particularly the development of Western capitalism religion which argues that religions can be fruitfully understood as organizations in competition with one another for followers large body ofpeople religious movements that break away from orthodoxy m fragmentary religious groupings to which individuals are loosely affiliate but which lack any permanent structure quotPl mamm 2m w l associations ofpeople who join together to seek to spread a new religion or to promote a new interpretation of an existing religion 1 m mm m 1 1m a religious sect that has lost its revivalist dynamism and become an institutionalized body commanding the adherence of significant numbers of people x belief in two or more gods Massey 4 quotPublic Sociologies by Michael Burawoy 3 What does Burawoy mean by public sociology What are the versions of sociology that Burawoy discusses In which sphere of higher education does Burawoy believe public sociology is most often found Unlike the academic disciplines of economics and political science sociology s most distinct object ofinterest and support is what 35 quotThe Rise and Fall ofMass Rail Transit from Building American Cities The Urban Real Estate Gam e by oe R Feagin and Robert Parker How do Feagin and Parker explain the decline in mass rail transit in the United States Discuss Feagin and Parker s comparison of the rail transit systems in the US and Germany How do Feagin and Parker characterize urban politics Discuss urban development in Los Angeles What are the various forms of mass transit 39 From The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit ofCapitalism by Max Weber 3 What is the protestant ethic What is the spirit of capitalism Discuss Martin Luther s idea 0fa quotcallingquot Discuss asceticism and modern capitalism 40 quotLove Arranged Marriage and the Indian Social Structure by Giri Raj Gupta 3 What is the attitude toward love and arranged marriage in India Describe the attitudes and norms associated with marriage and mate selection in India 46 quotReligious Community and American Individualism by Robert Bellahet al 3 What kind of relationship do people have with their church How actively religious are Americans What is the emphasis of many religious beliefs Discuss the comparison that Bellah et al makes between the liberal and conservative church What is pantheism Discuss the religious beliefs of many in uential 19th century Americans 49 MAR Y PARD 0 Grassroots Activism Mothers of East Los Angeles 63 Minority neighborhoods and communities are more likely to be located near what How did Mothers of East Los Angeles come to existence How has Mothers of East Los Angeles transformed women s personal identities and their idea of quotmotheringquot Internet quotDemocracy Capitalism and Transformation quot by Immanuel Wallerstein article on the internet fbcbinghamtoneduiwVien2htm Possible nal exam essay question The following 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