Chapter 1 Quiz 1. According to the famous British sociologist Anthony Giddens, we live in a social era where human society is suspended between two historical possibilities. These are:
Stude nt Respo nse Corre ct Answ er 1. increa sing social and politic al power and annihi lation 2. nation alistic and global social interes ts 3. global and macro struct ures 4. extrao rdinar y opport unity and global catastr ophe 5. none of these choice s
Score: 1/1 2. Emile Durkheim's theory of suicide is an example of what sociologists now call:
Stude nt Respo nse Corre ct Answ er 1. functi onalis m 2. confli ct theory 3. symbo lic intera ctionis m 4. femini sm 5. drama turgic al sociol ogy
Score: 1/1 3. The view that people attach subjective meanings to their actions is a hallmark of which theory?
Stude nt Respo nse Corre ct Answ er 1. functi onalis m 2. confli ct theory 3. symbo lic intera ctionis m 4. femini sm 5. histori cal sociol ogy
Score: 0/1 4. According to Emile Durkheim, the more a group's members share beliefs and values, and the more they interact with one another, the more social cohesion the group has. Durkheim called this property of the group:
Stude nt Respo nse Corre ct Answ er 1. group cohesi on 2. social struct ure 3. social solida rity 4. social organi zation 5. sociol ogical imagi nation Score: 1/1
5. Dr. Jones decides to study the expressions of grief that followed the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. Dr. Jones decided to do this because he was so moved by the heroic efforts of the rescue workers. Dr. Jones's decision to do this research is based on:
Stude nt Respo nse Corre ct Answ er 1. norms 2. values 3. theori es 4. resear ch 5. conce ptuali zation s Score: 1/1 6.
According to Max Weber, the growth of this part of the economy stabilized society because people who work in it enjoy higher status and income than manual workers.
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