Which set of concepts best illustrates material culture?
Selected:a. jewelry, art, and buildingsThis answer is correct.
b. beliefs, values, and norms
c. laws, buildings, and folkways
d. mores, values, and rhetoric
Correct! Material culture
True or false? Approximately 1 percent of the American population, known as the capitalist
class, is worth more than the entire bottom 90 percent in the class structure.
Selected:TrueThis answer is correct.
Correct! The distribution of we
According to the textbook and lecture material, the "gender gap" _.
a. is quickly improving or narrowing, such that women will probably earn on par with
men by the year 2020
b. ceased to exist in 1981
Selected:c. has changed over time, but like
What term applies to the mechanisms society develops to meet its basic needs, such as family,
religion, education, and medicine?
a. agents of socialization
b. social constructs
c. virtual communities
Selected:d. social institutionsThis answer i
What term describes people who think alike on a particular issue and who can be mobilized for political
Selected:a. special-interest groupThis answer is correct.
c. social group
d. political aggregate
As distinct fr
What are the two major myths of race?
a. The concept of race is a myth, and the use of skin color to determine race is a
b. The people of ancient civilizations were blind to race, and race determines one's
"In order to have a good marriage, it is essential for people to perceive that a good marriage is
possible and worth working toward." This statement is most closely related to the _ theoretical
Selected:a. symbolic interactionistTh
What sociological phrase is used to describe "opening a window onto unfamiliar worlds" and "offering a
fresh look at familiar worlds"?
Selected:a. the sociological perspectiveThis answer is correct.
b. the social imperative
c. social integratio