3.2 The Mode
3.3 The Median
3.4 Other Measures of Position: Percentiles, Deciles, and Quartiles
3.5 The Mean
3.6 Weighted Means
3.7 Some Characteristics of the Mean
Introduction to Univariate Statistics
The purpose of this section is to introduce readers to the various
univariate (single variable) statistics commonly used by social researchers. The
part is consists of three chapters. Chapter 2 c
Chapter 1 Introduction - Generalities and Assumptions of Quantitative Research
Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
What We Measure? Variables and Constants
Levels of Measurements
Discrete Versus Continuous Data
How Can You Tell
A HANDBOOK OF
AND PRACTICAL GUIDE
Queens College, CUNY
Level of Measurements
1. Name one of the major theories or explanations for racial inequality in the U.S.
Biology(racism)/Culture(new racism)/History, discrimination
2. Name one of the ways in which African Americans were kept in slavery after the Civil
1. What do we call the fact that most people end up in the same social class as their
Social reproduction of inequality
2. Give an example of a type of cultural capital that might give someone an economic
Educated parents, know
1. According to Weber, what was it about Calvinists that made them particularly suited for
Protestant work ethic, or a certain economic behavior
2. In what way does Webers theory about capitalism turn Marx upside down?
Weber flips Marx
1. According to Weber, a person who decides to have an expensive wedding is engaging in
what type of social action?
Traditional, or non-rational action
2. When my brother bought an electric car for $70,000, what kind of social action was he
1. According to Marx, what are the two main laws of motion of capitalism?
the development of the productive forces/periodic crises
2. In Marxs theory, what is the only commodity that capitalists can buy on the market that
creates additional value
1. How is a traditional society different than modern society in terms of division of labor?
Div of labor is low in traditional society,
high in modern society
2. According to Durkheim, what is the basis for solidarity, or social cohesion, in a tr
188 THE NEW JIM CROW
voters in the age of mass incarceration than they were during Jim Crow. Less
than two decades after the War on Drugs began, one in seven black men
nationally had lost the right to vote, and as many as one in four in those
The New Jim Crow
Mass Incarceration in the
Age of Colorblindness
THE NEW PRESS
LORETTE WILMOT LIBRARY
NAZAHETH COLLEGE f
172 THE NEW JIM caow
There is another path. Rather than shaming and condemning an already
SOC 101 (GJJ) Midterm Review Sheet
Exam Date: 3/20/17
Exam Structure: 40 Multiple Choice, 10 True or False Questions
Our midterm is based on the assigned textbook readings, class discussions, and lecture notes.
The following is a rough study guide designe
DUE MONDAY 5/1
1) The basic systems of social stratification are Slavery, Caste and Class systems.
Slavery is the earliest for of social stratification which favors inequality whereby people
were divided in the society in two
DUE MONDAY 4/3
The theory of the broken windows basically talks about targeting hardening and zero
tolerance policies as it discusses the issue of crime in various community regardless of
the race or social status . It discus
DUE MONDAY 2/6
1) Sociology helps in our daily lives in the following ways: It helps to develop a
better understanding of our societys social relations, It helps to determine a
problem going on around us through observations
1) Ethnocentrism is the act of evaluating or viewing other cultures based on the
standards of our own culture which includes; language, behaviors, customs and
2) The Muslim women in this article where subjected to e
What do Sociologists Study?
What makes Sociology a Science?
Why do Sociologist use the scientific method?
What are the three major theories (and their definitions)?
What is a hypothesis?
What is a variable?
What is a correlation?
Are correlation and causa
Agents of Socialization
Families, school, peers, the media, and total institutions are all important socializing agents of
A total institution is an institution in which one is totally immersed that controls all the basics
Multiple Choice Exam
-Look for wrong answers
What do sociologists study?
-patterns and meanings
-group dynamics & how humans interact
What is a scientific method?
-something that is systematic and can be replicated.
What is hypo
Jisun Kim (extension allowed)
My hypothesis for my research is that single parents are more likely to get depression
than married individuals. Depression can root from feelings of hopelessness and failures. I lean
towards this topic be
Ji sun Kim
1. My hypothesis for this research is single parents are more likely to go through depression than
2. Work Cited
Hill, Kathy L. "SINGLE MOTHERS - HOW ARE THEY DOING?" Journal of Organizational
The topic I would like to introduce and focus on over this course, is specifically towards
single parents. I want to research if single parents are more likely to go through depression than
individuals who are married. Depressi
Fountain Hughes is one hundred and one years old and was a slave as long as he can
remember. Hughes was born in Charlottesville, Virginia He belonged to a master named B.
because his mother also belonged to him. The interviewer, Hermon Norwood,
TEST 1 REVIEW SHEET for PART I
STATISTICS DESCRIPTIVE is a survey that organize and summarize the
data and INFERENTIAL (definitions)
What is a Social Fact?
o How social researchers should treat them? they can be
observed and measured Why?
o Major Soci
By Altagracia Peralta
Capital of Scotland: Edinburgh
The country is located in the northern part of the United Kingdom.
Scotland shares a border with England.
The country is known for their beautiful scenery-land of mountain and
Soc 246: Sociology of Human Sexuality
Professor: Michael Bourgoin
Office hours: by appointment only
E-mail: [email protected]
Course Overview: Human sexuality is often thought of as a realm of experience outside of or
Term Paper Outline
In order to complete this assignment you must write a sociological research paper on an
aspect of human sexuality of your choosing. It is fine to choose a topic weve covered
(e.g., Media Portrayals of sexual
In the political science research, the focus is mostly on gathering qualitative findings and the
best way to do this is to make use of such in addition to multi-method analysis. The article speaks about