1. Which of the following is NOT true of the sociological perspective on religion?
a. Religion is a cultural universal.
b. Religion is a social institution.
c. Religion is a system of beliefs.
d. Religion is a symbol of high culture.*
7. A sociologist studying how religious beliefs become so deeply rooted in people that
they can hate people of other religions probably is:
a. A structural functionalist
b. A conflict theorist *
c. A symbolic interactionist
d. A feminist
8. Roberto has ju
Throughout US history, Americans have divided up the poor into two
types: the deserving and the underserving. The deserving poor are
people who are thought to be poor through no fault of their own. For
example, because the economy tanked in
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I would not buy a hearse for an everyday use, not because of what people may think; simply would not
feel comfortable in it; I would feel weird by just knowing what it was used for, but any other type of car
that is not a typical carwhy not?. Now, I dont
Module I > Chapter 2 Discussion: Sociological Research
What type of study could put human participants at risk? Think of some examples of studies that might
Birth control studies, Medicine studies, viruses research
Do you think the Stanford Pr
Chapter 10- Short Paper
Modernization and dependency theory; both describe the reasons as to why the undeveloped
countries are suffering a lack of progress; while the modernization theory, argues that low-income
countries are affected
Short Paper Module 4
The Maasai People
What type of society are they?
Originally the Maasai people are a Pastoral society since they are considered a nomadic society
that relies on the domestication of animals for survival. Livestock
While this video, as well as the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage, highlight the changing
nature of the institution, viewers can be encouraged to think about the ways in which the institution of
marriage remains quite rigid. How does this rig
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
WOMAN by WOMAN: New Hope for the Villages of India
This video shows women who overcome social barriers as they learn how to speak
about taboo topics from their community; act about their own health issues as well as
Some schools are switching back to boys only or girls only classrooms. Do you think
this type of segregation can be beneficial to the students? Should there be more
community involvement in issues regarding the school curriculum and school
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
The name of the corporation is VOICES OF VICTORY,
The principle place of business is 5726 Raleigh Street
Hollywood, Florida 33021
The specific purpose or purposes for which VOICES OF
VICTORY, INC. is organ
Mandatory Paper (Woman by Woman)
The academy award winning documentary WOMAN BY WOMAN: New Hope for
the Village of India filmed by Dorothy Fadiman and Kristine Atwell, documents the
progression of sexual education for the w
7 July 2015
Do I Look Too Provocative?
Rape is prominent in todays culture, found within many establishments starting within
grade school, but most cases are linked to universities and other colleges.
1 July 2015
Women With A Smoking Gun
After about 250 years of women serving in our armed forces, women were finally given
permission to fight on the front line alongside men in January of 2013. This ev
Looking back in the past, history tells the same story lesbianism was more accepted
because not only woman were view as property and received a lesser value than humans, they
were objectify as a lustrous and pleasure objects. While gay men
SYG 2000 -Exam 1 Study Guide
Be able to explain Sociological Perspective
Know the major figures of Sociology and their contributions to the science
Know the terms culture, values, norms, sanctions (both positive and negative), folkw
a. Introduce the article- what, who, when, where, etc.
b. Introduce the social issue why is this important to society? (This will be
your central argument or thesis)
c. Introduce your lens: the 3 sociological perspectives t
Exam 2 Study Guide
Understand the concept of social stratification
Know the difference between slavery, caste and class systems
Understand the functionalist (Davis and Moore) perspective of global inequality as well
as know the critiques of t
General Sociology SYG 2000
Instructor: Melissa Lepore
Meeting: TR 2-3:15pm; Building 1, Room 138
Instructor: Melissa Lepore, contact:firstname.lastname@example.org or via D2L*
Required Books: Essentials of Sociology: a Down to Ear
Functions of Deviance under Durkheim
1. provide service/ tight bond of solidarity
2. promote social change
3. creates neutrality (allows trust to exist)
4. Maintains boundaries (create audience negotiate whether or not behaviors are acceptable or
The Arithmetic of Inequality
Jimmy is a second grader. He pays attention in school, and he enjoys it. School
records show that he is reading slightly above grade level and has a slightly
better than average IQ.
Bobby is a second grader across to
Sociology test#1 chapters (6-10)
1. What is social structure?
2. Name at least three general characteristics of groups.
3. What are deviances?
4. Name the three social classes.
5. What is race?
6. What is an ethnic group?
7. What is a white collar crime?
Sociology test # 1 chapters (1-5)
1. What is sociology?
2. Define what culture is.
3. Why is sociology a science?
4. Why are traditions so important?
5. is authority important Why or why not?
6. Why is language important?
7. List at least four of cultural
What Is Sociology?
The American Sociological Association (2006) describes sociology as the study of
social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.
The ASA contends that sociologists investigate the struc
What is Demography?
Demography is the study of population. It looks at everything that influences population
size, distribution, processes, and the influence that change in population has on other
contemporary issues. Major components of Dem
Functionalist Theories of Societal Change
Functionalist theories tend to assume that as societies develop, they become ever more
complex and interdependent (Appelbaum and Chambliss, 1997:420). Herbert Spencer
referred to it as a change from
Forms of Authority
Appelbaum and Chambliss (248:1997) begin their discussion of political sociology with
some material drawn from Max Weber on the relationship between power and authority.
Remember, power is the ability to achieve one's will