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In-class participation questionsSOCIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE1.If you are looking for a job, you would be well advised to ask close friends and more remote acquaintances for leads and contacts. This is because acquaintances with whom you are not close are more likely to know different opportunities and groups of people than your close friends. Consulting both friends and acquaintances allows you to cast a wider net while job hunting than if you consulted only close friends. Which structure is this an example of the operation of? A. Micro (Commit Sociology, V. 1, P. 10) B. Social C. Macro D. Global
2.Which sociological perspective is most concerned with the role played by social structures in maintaining or undermining social stability?
RESEARCH METHODSNuŵďer of “edž PartŶers ďLJ RespoŶdeŶt’s “edž ;iŶ %Ϳ Male Female 0 or 1 79% 90% More than 1 21% 10% Total 100% 100% n 1,004 1,233 1.What is the dependent variable?
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B. Male C. Female D. Nuŵďer of sedž partŶers ;ďeĐause respoŶdeŶt’s sedž supposedlLJ deterŵiŶes [͞Đauses͟] Ŷuŵďer of sex partners) (Commit Sociology, V. 2, p. 334, p. 350) Number of Sex Partners by RespoŶdeŶt’s “edž, Married People ;iŶ %ͿMale Female 0 or 1 95% 99% More than 1 05% 01% Total 100% 100% n 499 534 2.What is the control variable?
3.Is the association between sex and number of sex partners spurious? A. Yes B. No C. CaŶ’t tell froŵ these dataD. Partly (because the percentage difference is reduced from 11 to 4 but does not fall to 0) (Commit Sociology, V. 2, p. 330) CULTURE
1.One of your professors constantly uses the term mankind in place of the term humankind, why could this be a problem?
2.Which approach argues that we should affirm the right of other cultures to practice female genital mutilation if such cultures regard this practice as meaningful and as serving useful functions?
3.Does globalization make people around the world more alike or more different? What does Manfred Steger argue in Global Culture: Sameness or Difference?

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