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Exam 2 Review Session 1.) Reliability : Can your data be tested? 2.) Validity : Actually measuring the thing you set out to measure in the first place 3.) Comparative Studies : Use of data from different sources 4.) Cross sectional studies : Looks at one event at a single point in time 5.) Survey Investigation of the opinions or experiences of a group of people by asking them questions 6.) Random Samples : A group of subjects arbitration chosen from a defined population 7.) Quantitative Data : Data that is based off of #’s 8.) Qualitative Data : Includes words, pictures, photos or other information that can come to the researcher in a non-numeric form. 9.) Conflict theory : Theoretical framework that views society as an unequal system that brings about conflict and change 10.) Macro Approach : Similar to Functionalism- concerned with various interested groups battling for power. 11.) Mean : Average 12.) Median : Midpoint distribution in numbers 13.) Mode: Refers to most common value in a distribution of numbers 14.) Organic Solidarity : Occurs when people live in a society with a diverse diversion of labor 15.) Mechanical Solidarity : Refers to the state of community bonding in traditional societies in which people share beliefs and values and perform common activities 16.) Manifest functions : Lead to an unexpected consequence or outcome ex.) layoff an employee and take people from out of the country, throwing a pebble into the water 17.) Latent Functions : Functions that lead to unforeseen or unexpected consequences. Ex.) when tension on the families is created from someone getting laid off, ripples in water 18.) Sapir-whorf hypothesis : Structure of a language determines a native speaker’s perception and categorization of experience for example the article about who is American? 19.) Egoistic suicide : Motivation is depression and is seen in people with mental illnesses 20.) Altruistic : Motivation is obligation to a group, such as kamikazes or suicide bombers 21.) Fatalistic: You’re insecure, examples include prisoners and the elderly, those who are terminally 22.) Anomic : Motivation is also insecurity, anyone who can’t deal w chaos such as the stock market crashes. 23.) Auguste Comte : The father of sociology, studied sociology like it was science and he was a functionalist. 24.) Milgram’s Obedience Experiment : People follow authority even if it goes against their better judgement 25.) Marx: Conflict theorist 26.) Bourgeoisie : Members of the capitalist class, own most of the wealth because they control business (means of production) 27.) Proletariat : Workers in the capitalist system, they do the work and the Boujee
reap the benefits 28.) False Consciousness:

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