STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM #1 SO141
SOCIOLOGY The systematic study of the relationship between the individual and society and
of the consequences of difference.
SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION Our recognition of the independent relationship between who
we are as indiv
1- Apply the symbolic interactionist perspective to deviance by explaining differential
association, control, and labeling.
The main idea of differential association that deviance is a learned behavior that people learn it
from the different groups they a
1- Explain the significance of social institutions and compare the functionalist and conflict
perspectives on social institutions.
Each society has its own social institutions. These are not buildings or places, but structures of
1- The author covers several of the main figures (persons) involved in the origins of
sociology. You need to clearly identify two (2) of these figures and discuss their contributions to
the development of sociology.
-Auguste Comte, He was the first thinke
1- Identify and explain the five (5) effects of language.
-Language allows human experience to be cumulative; it gives us the opportunity for a
collective experience that includes a shared past, present, and a social future with the next
generation. As a
1- Explain the rise of feminism and discuss the issue of gender inequality in health care and education as
it relates to women in the United States.
-First-wave feminism refers to an extended period of feminist activity during the nineteenth century and