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11. In US society, the rule against children having sex with their parents is aa.folkway.b.custom.c.taboo.
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d.civil law.e.cultural prohibition.ANS: C
12. At a formal dinner party, Richard slurped his soup rather too loudly. This action would be described most accurately by a sociologist as a breach of
13. Consider the following statements, then indicate which “summary” (given below) is accurate.oNorms are shared guidelines or rules for behavior.oFolkways are “gentle” norms.oSome form of sanction is attached to every norm.oPeople who violate norms are subject to negative sanctions.Summaries
14. All norms are attached to certain rewards and punishments. Sociologists call these
15. As a local farmer, you are fully aware of the fact that nothing other than white wheat has been grown in your area for hundreds of years. However, you decide to break with tradition and plant beans. At the next annual meeting of the Farmer’s Grange association, you are awarded a giant stuffed green bean and everyone laughs at you. This is an example of what a sociologist would call a.a moral sanction.b.a positive formal sanction.c.a negative informal sanction.d.a positive negative sanction.e.human-bean humor.
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ANS: C
16. Yesterday, you received a letter from Phi Beta Kappa, a national academic honor society. Because you have maintained a 3.95 grade point average, they have invited you to become a member. Should you accept their invitation, you will receive a lapelpin and a certificate of membership (and the opportunity to learn the secret handshake). This is an example of
17. Sociologists refer to socially shared ideas about what is good and just as

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