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Final Exam Study Guide (FA16) - CLCALL CHAPTERS: Theories(Functionalist, Conflict, and Symbolic Interactionist)Review the main tenants of each perspectiveand discuss. How does each theory view culture, socialization, institutions, groups, deviance, social class, race, gender, and sexuality, etc.?Chapter One1.Define sociology2.What are some examples of different social locations(or cultural/social identities) one might have? 3.Define/describe the three major sociological schools of thought/perspectives (functionalism, conflict, and symbolic interaction), and be able to identify them as either amacroor as a microsociological framework for thinking. Define macrosociology microsociology. Which theorist is linked with each theory?. and Chapter Two1.Define culture2.Define both normsand sanctions; discuss types of norms, and the need for sanctions to enforce social norms. What are folkwaysand mores?3.What is the difference between a dominant cultureand a subculture4.How does each of the perspectives view culture?.?Chapter Three1.Define the following sociological research methods: participant observation, surveys, historical research, content analysis and controlled experiment. 2.Also, discuss the difference between a control groupand an experimental group.Chapter Four1.Define socializationand discuss its role in shaping an individual’s life.2.Define and list the major socialization agents.Chapter Five1.Define and give examples of status, ascribedand achieved, and master; explain how gender and class illustrate the difficulty in finding a clear line between ascribed and achieved.2.Define roles.How are roles related to statuses3.What is a role set? What is the difference between role conflictand role strain??Chapter Six

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