Soc 101.005 Exam II Study Guide Spring '10
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Soc 101.005 Exam II Study Guide Spring '10

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SOC 101-005 Spring 2010 Study Guide Exam 2 Dr. Makoba The second test will take place on Thursday, April 15. You will have the entire class period to complete the exam. The material will include information from the main text book, reader, and lectures. Please bring a Scantron #882 E/LOVAS. The exam will comprise of 60 multiple choice, 20 true-false and two essay questions. Chapter 4: Social Structure and Social...

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101-005 SOC Spring 2010 Study Guide Exam 2 Dr. Makoba The second test will take place on Thursday, April 15. You will have the entire class period to complete the exam. The material will include information from the main text book, reader, and lectures. Please bring a Scantron #882 E/LOVAS. The exam will comprise of 60 multiple choice, 20 true-false and two essay questions. Chapter 4: Social Structure and Social Interaction Statuses (ascribed, achieved, master, symbols, roles) Micro and macro levels of social structures Status inconsistency, Role strain Social integration Solidarity (mechanical, organic) Gemeinschaft/community, gesellschaft/society Reader: Chapter 18 Chapter 6: Societies to Social Networks Groups (primary, secondary, reference, in-groups, out-groups) Evolution of Egalitarian societies Social networks, group dynamics (definition of) Leadership styles (instrumental, expressive, authoritarian, democratic, laissez-faire) Contingency leadership Group solidarity, groupthink syndrome (examples of) Chapter 7: Bureaucracy and Formal Organizations Oligarchy Karl Marx and capitalism Formal organizations (definition of) Bureaucracies (strengths and weakness, decision making) Goal displacement: March of Dimes, Veterans of Foreign Wars Characteristics of Max Weber's Ideal Bureaucracy Chapter 8: Deviance and Social Control Deviance vs. conformity Theories (labeling, control, structural strain, cultural transmission, differential associations) Know the big names (of theorists and researchers referenced in the text) Regulatory aspects of social control (formal, informal) Models of deviance (biological, psychological, sociological) Deviant responses under Merton's structural strain theory (innovation, ritualism, retreatism, rebellion), Stigma Crime types (violent, crimes against property, victimless, white collar or economic) Reader: Chapter 26, & 28 SOC 101-005 Spring 2010 Chapter 10: Social Class in the United States Dr. Makoba Social class (definition), Poverty Know some of the numerical breakdowns/stats that the illustrates book about wealth Theoretical perspectives (functionalist, conflict) Social stratification Underclass, income inequality, Anomie, Divorce likelihood Distribution of wealth, class, (again, know the numbers/percentages from the book) Max Weber (SES Index) and Karl Marx on class Social mobility (intergenerational, upward, downward, structural, exchange) Caste vs. Class Levels of American class structure Reader: Chapter 33, 34 & 35 Chapter 11: Gender and Inequality Definitions of gender inequality/gender role socialization. Women as a minority group. Women's family and career roles fast track, mommy track and zigzag track. Gender tracking and discrimination in education/college. Constraints/barriers to women's careers: advancement in corporate America glass ceiling and glass escalator (applies to men in non-traditional jobs). Patriarchies or male dominated societies. Women's earnings versus men's earnings in the same jobs. Reader: Chapters 15, 29 & 30 Essay Study Questions Prepare on all four questions. Two of the four will appear on the exam. You must answer both questions that appear. 1. Discuss two of the following three sociological theories of deviance: (a) cultural transmission theory, (b) labeling theory, (c) and control theory. Make sure in your answer, you explain what the theory is and provide examples in each case. What do you understand by gender inequality or gender stratification? With the help of examples, explain gender inequality in the American workplace. Indicate at least two ways gender inequality in the workplace can be eliminated. What is social stratification? Compare and contrast the Marxist and Weberian views of social class. Provide at least one example of each. In David Rosenhan's "On Being Sane in Insane Places," Rosenhan and several grad students were admitted into a mental institution. What were they there to study? How did they act? How did the doctors and staff treat them? How did the patients respond to them? How were they able to leave the institution? 2. 3. 4.

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