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10_5_06_Prelim_DS101 - Prelim Version 1 Development Sociology 101 Introduction to Sociology October 5 2006 Instructions On the answer sheet please

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Prelim, Version 1 Development Sociology 101, Introduction to Sociology October 5, 2006 Instructions : On the answer sheet, please color in, using #2 pencil, the letter that corresponds to the best answer to each question (3 points each). 1. According to Mead, the self is defined as a. b. a social construction c. an ideological structure d. none of the above are correct 2. The parallel between music and concepts about society is that a. the power elite influences music as well as ideas about society b. each are part of a larger social institution c. both music and social concepts are accompanied by belief systems that provoke expectations in people d. the connection between economic, political and military power is evident in both 3. Language originates in a. the objective moments of society b. societies strongly influenced by climatic context c. relationships between individuals from socially distant categories d. society 4. The real costs and benefits of the current car based transportation system is not compared to alternative transportation technologies because of a. the benefits clearly outweigh the costs b. ideology c. the costs outweigh the benefits d. science 5. According to economic science, the power to change the car system lies within the realm of a. the power elite b. consumer demand c. the ruling class d. the federal transportation bureaucracy 6. Karl Marx’s believed that a class free society could develop when a. technology develops to a stage where very little labor is needed to produce economic goods b. the spirit of capitalism starts to fade c. ideology becomes the motivation to end poverty d. the Protestant ethic loses its punch Page 1 of 5
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7. The inequalities described in Jonathan Kozol’s essay, “Savage Inequalities” are examples of a. institutional disadvantage b. class consciousness c. free market ideologies d. double consciousness 8. Sociology: a. is the study of societies and the way that they shape people’s behavior, beliefs, and identity b. enables us to make sense of the rapidly changing world that we live in c. can help people take charge of their lives by making them aware of their situation in
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10_5_06_Prelim_DS101 - Prelim Version 1 Development Sociology 101 Introduction to Sociology October 5 2006 Instructions On the answer sheet please

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