Receiving the Medal of Honor and making the Dean's List are both examples of: A. value contradictions.B. folkways.C. positive sanctions.D. value clusters. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Matthew is completing his master's thesis, which addresses the culture of outlaw motorcycle gangs. For the past six months, he has been riding with a gang, observing and describing behaviors in an attempt to present a view of these groups from a gang member's perspective. Like Mario Brajuha, he is determined to keep the identities of his subjects confidential. Which research method is Matthew employing? A. Case study
B. Documentary C. Participant observation D. Unobtrusive measures Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Symbols can be strung together in an infinite number of ways for the purpose of communicating abstract thought. This is referred to as: A. technology. B. gesture. C. language. D. pattern.
Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Courtney raises champion sheep, Joe is a cab driver in New York, and Rufus is a member of the RAW family of professional wrestling. What do Courtney, Joe, and Rufus have in common? A. They are all members of countercultures. B. They are all engaged in ethnocentrism. C. They are all practicing cultural relativism. D. They are all members of subcultures. Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What is the major problem with using participant observation as a research tool? A. It often leads to findings that lack generalizability.
B. It is unacceptable based on standards of the American Sociological Association.
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