SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 3 Socialization
1. What is socialization? What is personality? What role does social experience
play in socialization and the development of personality?
Socialization: the lifelong social experience by which people develop
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 11 Race and Ethnicity
What do the terms race and ethnicity mean? Why do we say that both are examples of social
Race: a socially constructed category of people who share biologically transmitted traits that
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 8 Social Stratification
What is social stratification and what are the four principles on which it is based?
Social Stratification: a system by which a society ranks categories of people in
1. is a trait of society,
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 7 Deviance
How is deviance defined? What is the difference between negative deviance and
Deviance: recognized violation of cultural norms.
Negative Deviance: behavior that fails to meet accepted norms Ex.
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 9 Global Stratification
What does the term global stratification mean?
Global Stratification: patterns of social inequality in the world as a whole.
Why does the model that was used for classifying nations after World War II n
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 10 Gender Stratification
To what do the terms gender and gender stratification refer? How is gender
different from sex?
Gender: personal traits and social positions that members of a society attach
to being female or male
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 2 Culture
1. What is culture?
Culture: the ways of thinking, the ways of acting, and the material objects
that together form a peoples ways of life.
2. How do culture and society differ?
Culture is learned behaviors and beli
SOC 210 Study Guide: Chapter 1 Sociology: Perspective, Theory and Method
What is sociology and what is meant by the term sociological perspective?
Sociology is the systematic study of human society. Sociological
perspective is sociologys special point of
Plutocracy and Connections to Course Material
Plutocracy has many different types of definitions but they all boil down to a group of
very rich people who have a lot of power. In class about everything we have studied has had
some kind of p
SOC 210 Study Guide: Assessment #2
Chapter 4 Social Interaction
What is social interaction?
The process by which people act and react in relation to others.
What are sociologists referring to when they use the term status? What is a