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Unformatted text preview: ing to the text, when considering the differences between cultures, researchers consider
_______ to be the key identifier of cultural boundaries.
A) social customs and traditions
B) geographic location
C) skin colour or pigment
E) none of the above
51. According to C.W. Mills, by employing their sociological imaginations, people can come to
A) when viewed properly, the reasons why things happen become black and white.
B) there is a dynamic relationship between individual lives and larger society.
C) as individuals, we are the product of many social forces.
D) all of the above.
E) B and C only.
52. Norms that are generally understood but not precisely recorded are known as:
C) Informal norms
D) Formal norms
53. Culture lag is:
A) A period of maladjustment during which the nonmaterial culture relinquishes its quest to adapt new
B) The viewing of people's behaviour from the perspective of their own culture
C) The physical or technological aspects of our daily lives
D) A period of maladjustment during which the nonmaterial culture is still adapting to new material
Correct Answer(s):D 54. Which of the following is the best description of the sociological perspective.
A) a foundation of sociological theory
B) the unique way that sociologists view the world and the relations within it
C) an interest in the cogitive and emotional devleopment of individuals
D) an intense focus on mircosociology
55. The study of past cultures, preindustrial societies that continue today and the origins of men and
women are attributed to which orientation in the social sciences?
56. Researchers who use deductive logic move from to
A) data; theory
B) theory: data
C) qualitative: quantitative
D) quantitative: qualitative
57. An example of a positive, formal sanction is a:
A) Salary bonus
58. All fem...
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