Sociology Exam I Review

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Sociology Exam I Review Sociology What is the primary focus of unit of analysis for sociologists? o The study of social groups and the way they interact with society. C.W. Mills notion of public matters involves a connection to the larger historical context Culture What are the characteristics of culture? o Cultures are shared, acquired and transmitted What is the primary transmitter of culture/ o Language What are the examples of the two types of culture? o Material- consists of all physical objects attached to members of society Money o Nonmaterial- consists of abstract human creations Religion Italy trip- culture shock Minority Groups How important are numbers to the label “minority group”? o Not important at all, what is important is the power structure What is another term for “minority group”? o Subordinate group Prejudice How do we internalize prejudice? o Socialization
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What is the best explanation of prejudice? o
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