Soc 1305 Bradshaw Review Sheet Cumulative and Stratification From Exam 1 1.Summarize the basic tenets of Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection (it includes three principles and one mechanism). 2.Review the various agents of socialization in the lives of human beings. 3.Be able to summarize the key theories of social influence: attachment theory, social learning theory, operant conditioning, structural-functionalism, conflict theory, theories of culture and norms, and research on social pressure. 4.Think about how evolutionary theory, the various agents of socialization, and the theories of social influence might help us understand all of the topics examined since Exam 1: education; income; wealth; gender / sex; race / ethnicity; conformity, obedience, and authority.Stratification5.Describe trends in educational attainment over the last 70 years or so for the entire United States population, and for women and men separately.6.
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