what is sociology
what did C. Wright mills suggest that sociologist should develop to study how society affects individuals?
A sociologist defines society as a group of people who reside in a defined area, share culture and ...?
seeing patterns means that sociologists need to be able to
..... was a topic of study in early sociology
Which founder of sociology believed societies changed due to class strugle?
the difference betwen positivism and antipositivism relates to?
What would a quantitative sociologist use to gather data?
Weber believed humans could not be studied purely objectively because they were influenced by what?
which theory is most likely to look at the social world on a micro level
Who believed that the history of society was on of class struggle
who coined the phrase symbolic interactionalism
a symbolic interactionalist may compare social interaction to...?
what research technique would most likely be used by a symbolic interactionalist?
Studying sociology helps people analyze data because they learn...?
Berger describes sociologists as concerned with what?
A measurment is considered......... if it actually measures what it is intended to measure, acording to the topic of study
sociological studies test relationships in which change in one......... causes change in another.
In a study, a group of 10 year old boys are fed doughnuts every morning for a week and thenweighed to see how much weight they gained. Which factor is the dependent variable?
What would be the best operational definition for childhood obesity?
What research approach is best suited to the scientific method?
the main difference between ethnography and other types of participant observation is....?
which best describes the results of a case study?
what statement would illustrate value neutrality?
What person or oganization defined the concept of value neutrality?
To study the effects of fast food on lifestyle, health, and culture, from which group would a researcher ethically be unable to accept funding
what two words are often used interchangably but have nuances that differentiate them
the american flag ia a material object that denotes the united states of america; however, there are certain connotaions that many associate with the flag lke braveryb and freedom. In this example what are bravery and freedom?
the belief that one's culture is inferior to another is called:
Going to another country and getting kissed on the cheek and feeling uncomfortable because it means something else in your culture
Most cultures have been found to identify laughter as a sign of humor, joy, or pleasure. Likewise most cultures recognize music in some form. Music and laughter are examples of ?
a nations flag is a:
The existence of social norms, both formal and informal, is one of the mainthingsthat inform........, otherwise known as a way to encourage social conformity
the biggest difference betweeen mores and folkways is that:
an example of high culture would be...... and and example of popular culture would be...?
the Ku Klux Klan is an example of what part of culture
Modern day hipters are an example of
A sociologist conducts research into the ways that Hispanic American students are historically underprivileged in the American education system. What Theoretical approach is the sociologist using?
what theoretical perspective views society as having a system of interdependent inherently connected parts
the american dream- the notion that anybody can be successful and rich if they work hard enough is most commonly associated with which sociological theory
what would be an example of a pastpastoral society
what would be the occupation of a person in power in an information society
what society was the first to have permanent residence
organic solidarity is most likely to exist in which of the following types of societies
According to Marx who owns the means of production in a society
what would be an example of Marx's cocept of alienation from the process of one's labor
the concept of the iron cage was popularized by what sociological thinker
Emile`Durkheim's ideas about society can best be described as what?
dying your hair, putting on make up and putting on black clothes to hide weight gain is an example of what?
socialization, as a sociological term, describes what?
the harlows study on rheseus monkeys showed that:
what occurs in Lawrence Kohlberg's conventional level?
What did Carol gilligan believe earlier researchers into morality had overlooked
what is one way to distinguish between psychology and sociology
How does nearly complete isolation as a child effect verbal abilities?
why do sociologist need to be careful when drawing conclusions from twin studies
from a sociological perspective, which factor does not greatly influence a person's socialization
which of the following is a manifest function of schools
which of thefollowing is typically the earliest agents of socialization
What would be an example of american socialization of recent high school graduates