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Chapter 5 / Exercise 11
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40. ________ is the ability to realize one’s will even against the resistance and opposition of others. a) Prestige b) Influence c) Power d) Charisma e) Authority
41. Emile Durkheim explains _______ as a state where people have lost their sense of purpose or direction, often during a time of profound social change, and cannot depend on their social structures to dictate their actions.
42. The following statement is an example of ___________: If I do the same task as a woman, and if the measurement is at all subjective, chances are people will think I did a better job.
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43. C. Wright Mills, in the Power Elite, argues that during the course of the 20 th century a process of institutional centralization occurred in the _______, _________, and ________.
44. ________ is a form of legitimate power that has widespread social approval and is obeyed because people believe that those who exercise it have a right to do so. a) Prestige b) Influence c) Government d) Power e) Authority
45. The definition of power used in class lecture is credited to sociologist, _________________.
46. The underlying assumptions of ______________are: religion is irrational, people who believe are irrational and as the world becomes more rational, guided by scientific knowledge rather than superstition, religion is destined to disappear.
47. Sociologists use the term ________ to refer to all of the formal political institutions of any society. In the United States these include the three branches of government, _________, _________ and ________; along with the _____________ that support the work of each branch.

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