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70.Breanna believes Jarrod is upset with her because she interprets his tone of voice as angry. Although Jarrod states he is not angry, from a symbolic interactionist perspective it is Breanna’s __________ of the situation that is most real or believable to her.a.prior knowledgec.trustb.interpretationd.imaginationANS: BREF:20OBJ:5TOP:AppliedNOT: New71.Attempted suicide may be a means of getting attention and sympathy. This view is consistent with the __________ perspective.REF:20OBJ:5TOP:ConceptualNOT: New72.According to the __________ perspective, the classical theories have been unsuccessful in explaining social life in contemporary societies that are characterized by postindustrialization, consumerism, and global communications.REF:20OBJ:5TOP:ConceptualNOT: Pickup73.In a study of education in the U.S., __________ would look at the role the schools play in maintaining the social system as a whole; how education provides the young with skills they need later in life; and how it transmits cultural values from one generation to the next.REF:21OBJ:5TOP:AppliedNOT: Pickup74.In a study of education in the U.S., __________ would emphasize the daily activities and the various forms of communication between teachers and students. They would also examine the influence of peer groups and look at the reaction when school rules are broken or followed.a.conflict theoristsc.postmodern theoristsb.symbolic interactionistsd.functionalistsANS: BREF:21OBJ:5TOP:AppliedNOT: Pickup75.In a study of homelessness in American society, __________ would emphasize the struggle between social classes, especially how the policies of the wealthy protect their interests while pushing certain groups into unemployment and homelessness.REF:21
76.Sociologists obtain their knowledge of human behavior through __________, which is the process of systematically collecting information for the purpose of testing an existing theory or generating a new one.REF:21OBJ:5TOP:FactualNOT: Pickup