6.Which of these is notpart of the sociological approach to the study of society and social interaction? a.systematic research techniquesb.presentation of research findingsc.search for patterns in human behaviord.application of common sense or everyday understandingsAnswer: dPage: 6LO: 1TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: New 7.Sociologist C. Wright Mills coined the term __________ for the ability to see the relationship between individual experiences and the larger society. 8.According to Mills, the sociological imagination enables one to distinguish between personal troubles that must be solved within the immediate social setting and __________that affect large numbers of people and often require solutions at the societal level. 9.One person’s inability to find a job may be an example of a __________, whereas widespread unemployment as a result of changes in the economy, such as the outsourcing of jobs, is an example of a __________.
Chapter 1 10.__________ studied suicide in what was probably the first sociological study to use scientific research methods. a.Emile Durkheimb.Max Weberc.Karl Marxd.Answer: aPage: 7LO: 1TYPE: FactualSOURCE: New C. Wright Mills 11.Which of these groups has the lowestrate of suicide? 12.The world’s __________ countries are nations with highly industrialized economies; technologically advanced industrial, administrative, and service occupations; and relativelyhigh levels of national and personal income. 13.China, Brazil, and Mexico are considered examples of __________.