Study_Guide_for_Final_Exam - ISS 210:007 The Final will...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 6 pages.

ISS 210:007 The Final will consist of 10 questions from each of your exams [1, 2, and 3] as well as 20 more questions related to lectures, film clips and discussions during the semester. Some concepts and terms to know: Three main perspectives [theoretical orientations] in sociology conflit, functioning, symbolic Multinational corporations- contributing to poverty. Unfair control of food. Sociological imagination C. Wright Mills’s term emphasizing that individual troubles are inextricably linked to social forces. Oligarchy A political system that is ruled by a few. and plutocracy A political system that is of, by, and for the people. Interlocking directorate The linkage between corporations that results when an individual serves on the board of directors of two companies (a direct interlock) or when two companies each have a director on the board of a third company (an indirect interlock). Culture-of-poverty hypothesis- view that the poor are qualitatively different in values and lifestyles from the rest of society and that these cultural differences explain continued poverty Person-blame approach - the assumption that social problems result from the pathologies of individuals. vs. system-blame approach- the assumption that social problems result from social conditions. No child left behind Act- Federal legislation requiring states to develop academic standards in reading, math, and science. All children must reach these standards by 2013-2014 Patient dumping- practice by physicians and private hospitals of treating only patients who can afford their services. **Operation Hold the Line Doctor Hotspots Cultural Competency [according to Tetancourt]- holding ones own views and being able to understand others. Required training for doctors to renew license to practice medicine. IOM report 2002 findings- proof that bias was common among physicians ISS 210:007 Exam #1 KEY 1) According to the text, norm violators are the symptoms of social problems, not the cause. 2) According to the text, the key to understanding social problems is understanding the distribution of power in society. 3) The idea of the "sociological imagination" was developed by which sociologist? C. Wright Mills 4) The assumption that social problems result from the pathologies of individuals refers to 5) The assumption that social problems result from social conditions is the ________ approach.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture