Final Exam Questions DSoc 1101, Fall, 2008 1. Race is an important feature of social stratification in the United States, and is correlated with labor market earnings, family income, and family wealth. Provide an explanation for why this is the case,
1. Marriage is a key social institution, with profound material, emotional, and social
consequences for children, adults, and society. Why is the government interested in
promoting marriage? Do you agree?
a. States are poor because there is too much divor
1. How do media representations of masculinity socialize boys about what it means to be a
Emphasize being touch, strong, independent. Be real man= take on tough guise= only
show one side
Media culture portrays little different roles for races.
1. What is sociology?
a. Study of the social environment
b. Study of how social processes can shape us and how individuals can shape social
c. As opposed to
c.i. Psychology which is study of psychological processes
1/30/12 Sociological perspectives
1. Cultivating a sociological perspective
a. A perspective is a way of looking at and seeing/ interpreting something
b. A sociological perspective is the particular way that sociologists try to
understand human social beh
1. Which sociological perspective would most likely suggest that education is necessary for
ppl to earn more money and advance in society for the purpose of social stability
a. Functionalist perspective: interdependent/related
2. In 1980, theres an
1. Which of the following is not the example of social fact or the social, according to emile
a. Believer from birth follows ready fashioned practices and beliefs of religious life
b. Wearing formal dress for interviews
c. Person overslept due t
1. Not tested on evolution of culture from text
2. What is culture
a. Communicable knowledge, learned behavior passed on from generation to
b. An integrated system of learned.not tested
c. Collective programming of mind distinguishes the
1. Georg simmel and George Herbert mead were interested in the forms of interaction
between the individual.
a. Social fact
b. Social norm, interdependence and between social institution and individual
1. Social roles: socially defined expectations that a person in a given social position follows
2. Identity relates to the understandings people hold about who they are and what is
meaningful to them.
a. These understandings are formed in relations to cer
1. Social roles: socially defined expectations that a person in a given social position follow
2. Identity relates to understanding people hold about who they are and what is meaningful
3. Liminal deviance: acceptable depending on the time frame,
Notes on film in class dsoc 1101
1. In what ways has the intro of satellite tv impact Indian culture? Look for examples that
are both + and
a. Social television telling people to improve hygiene etc.
b. Tv became a standard household item.
c. Usually for
Film notes for Globalization- DSOC 1101
1. According to the film, what is globalization?
2. How has globalization contributed to persistent and deepening global inequality? Who
are the winners and losers?
3. What is the relationship between globalization
DSOC 1101 Fall 2012
Another World is Possible film questions
1) What is the World Social Forum and why was it organized?
Fight for what is done.
Fight for indigenous people
Opposed to neoliberalism, domination of the world by capital and
1 Prelim 2 Development Sociology 101, Introduction to Sociology October 4, 2007 Instructions: On the answer sheet, please color in, using #2 pencil, the letter that corresponds to the best answer to each question. 1. In class Professor Hirschl reported bi
October 3, 2007
Review Sheet for DSOC Exam 1 Fall 2007 Review and understand the following concepts and terms: Institutions o Definition of o Role(s) of Race o Definition of Taken for a Ride (understand how these apply to the premise of the movie)
Methods of Sociological Research
DSOC 101 Introduction to Sociology January 30, 2008
Reminders & Announcements
Feb. 8th @ 4 p.m. Last day to add the course or
change sections. Request to change section? Online through Just the Facts. Sections
Introduction to Sociology
DSOC 101 Professor Angela Gonzales January 21, 2008
What is sociology? Defining the Sociological Perspective Course overview Announcements
Sociology is the systematic study of soc
Sometimes, with the best of intentions, scientists and public officials and others involved in working for the benefit of us all, forget that people are people. They concentrate so totally on plans and programs, experiments, statistics - on abstracti
Thinking like a Sociologist
DSOC 101 Introduction to Sociology January 23, 2008
Blackboard (access code 2372) Request to change section?
through Just the Facts. No section changes or course adds after Feb. 8, 2008
Research Ethics: Human Subject Research
DSOC 101 Introduction to Sociology February 4, 2008
Available on Blackboard - due in class on 2/11/08 Due by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008 No credit if youve previously ta
DSoc101 Class Notes
Thursday, August 30
Philosophy and Social Science: Transformation of Feudal Europe and Origins of Sociology in the 19th Century Idealism affirms that mind, or spiritual and ideal, is of central importance in realit
1. Sociological imagination vs people in trap: soc imagination allows people to know where
the cause of the problem is.
2. The sociological imagination was written by Mead in 1959, post war period (right after
3. According to Mill
2. Abstract: example is smiling. Its seen as friendly in our culture but could be aggression
sign in other cultures
3. Sociological perspective of society and culture
a. Society is a system of interrelationships that connects individu
January 21st, 2014
Individuals in society are constantly presented with social troubles and/or issues that
connect people within the society through critical thinking and distinct perspectives o