Chapter 1 Questions and Answers
1. What is the sociological perspective?
a. A simple definition of a sociological perspective is that social location
(neighborhood, family, race, religion, nation, gender, etc.) influence one's
subjective meanings (i.e. th
Chapter 18: Religion Questions & Answers
1. What do sociologist that study religion study?Answer: (See slide 3 from week 6 lecture-soc.
2. From the Functionalist Perspective: What's the Purpose of Religion? Answer: (See slide 15
Race and Detroit Questions
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Questions 1-3 are from the Hate Next Door
1.During the early part of the 20th century, what was the relationship between black population growth
in Detroit and neighborhood racial
Absolute monarchy - A political system under which a king or queen has complete control of a
Achieved status - A status that we either earn or choose and that is not subject to where or to
whom we were born.
Agents of socializatio
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Sociology 1000 Exam 2 Vocab
Illegitimate opportunity structures - Cloward and Ohlins term for opportunities for crimes that are
a basic part of our society.
Impression management - Goffmans term for the tendency of individuals to manipulate the
SOC 1000 Religion difference
What do sociologist that study religion study?
Sociologists of religion study the impact of
religion (social context) on how individuals and
groups think (subjective meaning) and act
i.e. what is the impact of exposure to
SOC 1000 Conflic Theory
Conflict theory & aging policy: SSI
Historical Conflict black and women initially excluded
Domestics, agricultural workers, government employees, and many teachers, nurses, hospital
employees, librarians, and social workers were in
SOC 1000 AGING
Aging and the Elderly
The Big Picture
Thinking Like A Sociologist
What is the purpose of research ethics?
How would we ensure that ethics are maintained?
Do not intentionally deceive or harm respondents
Ensure openness of data to all those that are interested
in our study