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SOCIOLOGY UNIT 5 MILESTONE 1 Higher sea levels, temperature increases, and an increase in disastrous weather events are results of __________.•the demographic divide •global warming •urbanization •environmental racism CONCEPT Sociological Understanding of the Environment2 What was Thomas Malthus' central insight?•Population growth will outpace society's ability to produce enough food for all, leading to a crisis. •Food production will outpace the rate of population growth, so crisis can be averted. •Population growth is not related to the rate of food production. •Population growth will be limited by society's ability to produce food at first, but industrialization will solve the problem by increasing food production. CONCEPT Malthusian Theory and Demographic Transition Theory3 One of the reasons why American schools are important is that they teach children about American culture. School shapes us so that, as adults, we all understand and participate in the same culture. This illustrates which of the following functions of schooling?•
Socialization •Latent function •Social integration •Social placement CONCEPT Functions of Schooling4 Which of the following statements about the demographic divide is true?•Both sides of the demographic divide are close to zero population growth.