Study guide questions Fall 2007-2008

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Study guide questions Sociology 105 1. What are the basic assumptions of the functionalist perspective regarding the nature and operation of society? 2. What is Sociology according to the definition given by your textbook? 3. What is the sociological view on diversity? 4. What is Sociological Imagination? 5. Explain the notions of cultural integration and cultural change. 6. According to Cooley and Mead, how does socialization occur during childhood? 7. Contrast the functionalist and conflict perspectives on the process of socialization. 8. Describe the nature of stratification systems as analyzed by Max Weber. 9. What are the three major dimensions of stratification systems? 10. What consequences do people’s positions in the stratification system have for their self-esteem? 11. What is ethnocentrism and its implication on society? 12. According to your textbook, what detrimental consequences does discrimination have for society? 13. Describe the kinds of gender inequality that confront women in nations around the globe 14. What constitute sexual harassment in the workplace? 15. What is a hypothesis? How is hypothesis used to validate a theory? 16. What is a Dyad? Give an example 17. What is qualitative research? 18. What is quantitative research? 19. What is Dramaturization? Explain two of its elements.
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Study guide questions Sociology 105 20. What are three myth regarding the homeless in United States? 21.
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