Quiz2 - B. Conflict Theory C. Symbolic interaction because...

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Understanding Societies, Spring 2009 QUIZ #2 January 19, 2009 1. Which of the following is not a step in social construction theory? A. Externalization B. Objectivation C. Internalization D. Symbolization 2. Glassner applies which of the sociological paradigms when he argues in the “Culture of Fear” that valid fears have their place in society? A. Structural-functionalism -- because arguing that a social fact (such as fear) has “a place in society” is arguing that its social function fits into a larger social system or structure B. Conflict theory C. Symbolic interaction 3. Glassner’s “Culture of Fear” would be most closely related to which of the three sociological paradigms? A. Structural-functionalism
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Unformatted text preview: B. Conflict Theory C. Symbolic interaction because he is viewing social life in terms of shared meanings and how we negotiate meaning through social interaction 4. The media, which Glassner argues is largely responsible for cultivating fear, is an example of which part of social structure? A. Groups B. Organizations C. Social institutions because the media is stable set of statuses, roles, and organizations, and an enduring pattern of social life D. Culture 5. Adlers Researching Dealers and Smugglers extols personal observation, interaction, and experience as the only way to acquire accurate knowledge about __________. A. Social life B. Deviant behavior C. Subcultures...
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