review_sheet_for_dsoc_exam_1 - October 3, 2007 Review Sheet...

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October 3, 2007 1 Review Sheet for DSOC Exam 1 – Fall 2007 Review and understand the following concepts and terms: ± Institutions o Definition of o Role(s) of ± Race o Definition of ± “Taken for a Ride” (understand how these apply to the premise of the movie) o Sociological imagination o ruling class/ruling ideas o institutions o capitalism o social being determining social consciousness o note : General Motors is a corporation, but it is not the ruling class; rather certain individuals in GM were part of the ruling class, exerting influence and owning means of production ± John Kozol article o Read article carefully o Understand author’s main arguments o Main points made by Rye students in the article o Structural inequalities ± Karl Marx o His view of empiricism o His theory of surplus value o His theory of historical changes ± Hirschl et al. article (on American voting trends) o Ideology o Social class o Gender relations o Religion ± Sociological imagination o Difference between personal trouble and social/structural issue
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