Chapter 16 Education: Review Notes
The way people come to learn the values, beliefs, and social norms of their culture.
Ex. a student will learn about cultural aspects of modern history in a U.S. History classroom. In that same
Chapter 15 Religion: Review Notes
Is a system of beliefs, values, and practices concerning what a person holds sacred or considers to be
Religious groups that are small, secretive, and highly controlling of members
Chapter 20 Population, Urbanization, and the Environment: Review Notes
The study of populations.
A measure noting the number of children born.
Generally lower than the fecundity number (measures the potential number of children
Chapter 12: Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
Is his or her physical, mental, emotional, and sexual attraction to a particular sex (male or female).
typically divided into four categories:
Heterosexuality, the attraction to individuals of the
Random section Q4
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Until 10,000 years ago, the basic structure of human society was based on _.
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The Agricultural Revolution is often referred to as "
Sociology Final Study guide
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Which group within the United States has been stereotyped as the model minority?
1) The Asian American community
2) The African American community
3) The Arab American community
4) The Hisp
1- Race refers to groups of people who share differences and similarities in
biological traits, on the other hand Ethnicity refers to shared cultural practices,
perspectives and distinctions that set apart on group of people from another.
2- Race is not b
Chapter 9: Social Stratification in the United States. Review Notes
Different Social Classes
social class: grouping based on similar social factors like wealth, income, education, and
occupation. These factors affect how much power and prestige a person h
Different types of societies in chronological order
Pre-Industrial Societies: Before the Industrial Revolution and the widespread use of machines,
societies were small, rural, and dependent largely on local resources.
Economic production was limited to th
Chapter 6: Groups and Organization Review Notes
Solomon-Asch- group conformity:
o Conducted experiments that illustrated how great the pressure to conform is, specifically
within a small group. (See page 124)
Aggregate: A collection of people who exist in
Chapter 5 Socialization Review Notes
Socialization: The process through which people are taught to be proficient members of a
o Describes the ways that people come to understand societal norms and expectations, to
accept societys beliefs, and to
Chapter 2: Sociological Research Review Notes
Know all the steps in the scientific method
Step One: Ask a Question
ask a question, describe a problem, and identify the specific area of interest.
The topic should be narrow enough to study within a geograph
Chapter 3: Culture Review Notes
shared beliefs, values, and practices, that participants must learn.
Society describes a group of people who share a community and a culture.
Community: a definable region as small as a neighborhood
Chapter 1: Intro to Sociology Review notes
Definition of Sociology
study of groups and group interactions, societies and social interactions, from small and personal
groups to very large groups.
Micro-level study small groups and individual interactions
If given the choice, would you purchase an unusual car such as a hearse for everyday use? Is this a form
of social deviance and how is that normally controlled by society? How is it different from a crime?
Briefly research the difference between the Socio
Do you think it is important that parents discuss gender roles with their young children, or is gender a
topic better left for later? How do parents consider gender norms when buying their children books,
movies, and toys? How will the absence of gender s
April 20, 2015
College is not for everyone; you either hate it or love. Unfortunately for people like
me we have to work hard in like to support ourselves and be able to pay for school. If
I were to drop out of college, my life in te
February 24, 2015
The Honorable Representative Janet Cruz
2221 North Himes Avenue Suite B
Tampa, FL 33607 3139
Re: Employment Discrimination HB 25
Dear Janet Cruz,
I am writing as a concerned constituent to encourage you to support Employment Discriminati
February 6, 2015
We all know that plagiarism is something that is not tolerated, condoned, or accepted in
any part of the education system. Not only are you stealing someone work, paper or
thought, but it
January 24, 2015
The Honorable Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz
118 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC, 20515
Re: Texting While Driving HB 1
Dear Debbie Wasserman Schultz:
I am writing as a constituent to encourage you to support Texting W
The Honorable Representative Raschein Cortes
1402 The Capitol
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Re: Prohibited Discrimination HB 33
Dear Raschein Cortes,
I am writing as a distressed constituent to encourage you to support P
THE ECONOMY AND WORK
WORKER RESISTENCE Unions Absenteeism, sabotage and resistance-scholars (p.427) have studied resistance among service workers-resistance studies are essential part of studies about the culture of work-proactive vs. reactive/active vs.
SOCIAL CLASS IN THE UNITED STATES
Why has there been no revolution? Ralf Dahrendorf (1959) claims it is due to the separation between ownership and control-does the focus on consumerism leave no time for revolution?-also claims the rising standard of livi
THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
What is a "secular science" and why is it a source of optimism? Man Makes Himself, as V. Gordon Childe described it Society-a huge social grouping that share the same territory and the same political authority and the same cul
DEVIANCE AND CRIME
What creates deviant behavior? Is it genetic predisposition (a.k.a. the bad seed) or is it social conditions? Some criminologists propose three theories: Low intelligence The "XYY theory" so that an extra chromosome in males leads to cr
SOCIAL CLASS IN THE UNITED STATES
Weber's Model of the US Class Structure (developed by Dennis Gilbert)
1. Upper (capitalist) class (about 1% of the population)-some sociologists divide this class into "old" and "new" money-sense of class supremacy, with
or collective ideas about what's right and wrong-way to evaluate people's behavior-very subjective and a problem with exclusivity: my values must be your values Shame-only humans feel it-an internal sense which can also be extern
VALUE CONTRADICTIONS-when basic values are in conflict with each other issues like welfare for the poor or corporate welfare-free speech vs. racism Ideal culture-the culture as it is publicly pronounced Real culture-what's on the ground-do we real
COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND SOCIAL CHANGE TYPES OF CROWD BEHAVIOR Crowds are aggregates, a collection of people who happen to be in the same place at the same time but it does not necessarily produce collective behavior-often individuals wi