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Here is your exam #1 study guide for the Sanderson chapters (1&2) and the Harper/Leicht chapters (1- 3) that will be on your first exam next week (September 19th). This study guide covers portions of the text that we have NOT covered in lectures. Lecture material will constitute sixty percent of the questions on the exam. We will review that material on MONDAY, September 17th in lecture. SANDERSON, CHAPTER 1 1. What is the "Out of Africa" hypothesis? 2. What is the Neolithic Revolution? SANDERSON, CHAPTER 2 3. What are the major differences between idealist and materialist theoretical strategies for explaining evolution and development? 4. How does Sanderson describe Marxian evolutionary theories (functionalist, idealist, materialist, etc.)? In Marxian evolutionary theories, what were the changes that drove social change forward? 5. How does Sanderson describe the evolutionary theories of Talcott Parsons? What are some of the flaws with it that Sanderson/Alderson point out? 6. What mechanisms does Gerhard Lenski's evolutionary theory emphasize? What drives social change
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 034:001 taught by Professor Kevinleicht during the Fall '07 term at University of Iowa.

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