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Which research method is most widely used in the social sciences to study people's behavior and beliefs?a. Survey b. Experiment c. Participant observation d. Content analysisWhich type of research method studies social life in its natural setting by observing and interviewing people where they live, work, and play?Which guideline is included in the American Sociological Association's Code of Ethicsfor conducting research?True or false: Language may be a source of power and social control; language perpetuates inequalities between people and between groups because words are used to "keep people in their place."Culture works for humans the way that instincts work for other animals, guiding them through their dailylives.Language is an exclusively human characteristic.Values are standards that provide criteria by which we evaluate people, objects, and events. They also dictate which behaviors are appropriate and which ones are not.Cultural relativism is always considered of positive value.Which of the following would best be described as an ethnic subculture?
When you meet your new supervisor for the first time, you neglect to extend your hand to her for a handshake. Which of these cultural components has your behavior violated?a. sanction b. folkway c. social more d. tabooCooking, games, and clothing are examples of __________.After having successfully negotiated an important business contract with a major client, Jocelyn's boss congratulated her and promised her a significant pay raise. In this situation, Jocelyn is receiving what sociologists term a(n) __________.__________ theorists have conducted most of the research on "core" values in the United States.Which of the following is an example of an informal norm?a.Observing others' personal spaceb.Spoken languagec.Religious beliefd.LawsA group of teenagers watch an older couple walk slowly by and laugh about how much smarter and more fun their generation is when compared to older groups. This is an example of: