Chapter 12 Questions
1. True or False? A nuclear family consists of parents, their children and grandparents living
in together in one home .
A. False. Nuclear means only one or both parents and their children.
2. How is a kinship different from a family?
Chapter 3 Questions
1. Society makes us human and the process of learning societal rules are ways to
describe which term?
2. True or False. Piaget coined the term looking glass self in 1902 to describe the way we
develop our sense of self.
Chapter 5 Questions
1. True or False? A group can only be a reference group if you are a part of that group.
2. Which people make up your social network?
A. A social network begins with people who you know closely, like family and
Chapter 2 Questions
1. True or False: Each culture contains both a nonmaterial and material culture.
True. The material culture encompasses the physical features of the culture like jewelry
or buildings. While nonmaterial includes things like customs and
Chapter 8 Questions
1. True or False: the levels of inequality for income distribution have continued to decrease since
the change in 1935. Meaning that the top 20% of families have been less rich and the bottom
20% have grown richer over time.
First Exam Questions
4. Explain 3 way language helps us shape and structure the social world.
a. Move beyond the present time and place, together. Shared past.
b. Defines groups and distinguishes who understands your way of life
c. We can communicate our
Chapter 7 Questions
1. The system that divides groups of people into layers according to their relative property,
power, and prestige.
A. Social Stratification
2. True or False? The four major systems of social stratification are slavery, caste, estate, a
Chapter One Questions
1. Explain objectivity and its importance in sociology.
A. Objectivity is the practice of examining facts without being influenced by personal
feelings or prejudices. One must be able to find pure facts through research.
Ch 1 Questions
1. What are the differences between Marxism and Communism?
2. What is a good sample size for research?
3. Why do capitalist countries have higher divorce rates than non-capitalist countries?
4. Was Laud H
1. Which is used more in research Macrosociology or Microsociology?
2. What was Harold Garfunkels main points when he performed his research with his
college students? He used Ethnomethodology, but to prove
1. Would it be considered resisting alienation for the workers that go on Facebook or
In what ways would Maximum-security society have a negative effect on our society?
Why is an expr
Ch 2 Question #3
1. In what areas, does America still show group superiority?
2. How is physical fitness seen as a value cluster if Americans are one of the most
overweight people in the world?
3. Do value clusters have
1. In the book, it stats that the longer that children lack stimulating interaction, the more
difficulty they have intellectually. If this is true, then would having siblings benefit than
from being an only
1. Does living in a certain state have anything to do with divorces?
2. Are there studies on divorce rates for households that have the women making more
decisions compared to the husband making more decisio
Have you ever been negatively impact by something that made you feel less? Ive
experienced something that most kids have been through at a young age, which was
bullying. Bullying is s
This semester Id have to say that my favorite course was sociology. I know, sounds odd
coming from an engineering major, right; however, there is a sound reasoning behind this. As a
freshman, I havent actually taken many classes in my major yet. The one c
03rd Exam Study guide:
Key concepts and ideas you need to be able to explain/define:
Karl Marx: Means of production of wealth(control the means of wealth), how it relates to
stratification(there are no classes and everyone is equal)
Max Webers three socia
Exam 2 Study Guide:
The six social effects of the Industrial Revolution (really, after all we have talked about
them you should know they is going to be on the exam)
Be able to list and explain them
Tonnies concepts of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
3rd Exam Study guide:
Key concepts and ideas you need to be able to explain/define:
Karl Marx: Means of production of wealth, how it relates to stratification
Max Webers three social hierarchies
Shape of modern, American stratification system
What are the
+In the not-so-small college town of Morgantown, West Virginia, on the cold night, rainy
night of January 30th, 1998, a child was born. A child by the name of Alexandria Nichole Taylor,
and that would be me. I was the second of two children to a white fam
For this assignment, I chose a student in our class who isnt completely unlike me, but
who I didnt know, and I definitely knew from general classroom interactions would give me
plenty of information to use in this paper, as well as a good conversation.
Groups people who think of themselves as belonging together and who interact with one another
Primary groups Family and Friends
Secondary groups larger, more anonymous and more formal and impersonal
In groups Groups towards which we feel loyalty
Military status (Five years)
Home state (AZ)
High school Las Vegas, NV
o Graduating class 1,100
Same general field
Both go to RMU
Some music interests, Alternative, classic rock,
o Evanescance, AC/DC, Pink floyd,
Title IX assignment answers
1.) What is the purpose of title IX?
Prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in educational institutions
2.) Am I, Sue Jamison, as a faculty member, a responsible employee or a confidential
Know these terms and definitions, and examples
Macrosociologyanalysis of social life that focuses on broad features of society, such as social class and
the relationships of groups to one another; usually used by functionalis
REVIEW NOTES SOCIO 1010
Chapter 1 Know these terms and definitions, and examples of them, AND the early key people listed
* Define: the Sociological Perspective understanding human behavior by placing it within its broader social context
REVIEW NOTES TEST 3
Always know definitions, and examples, of terms listed below; Always know the 3 theoretical
perspectives (symbolic interactionist, functionalist, conflict); Always know case studies from
text, and read the articles! (especially if it w
2305 - MAT 0215 Estadstica II
La revista Young Professional fue creada para un pblico formado por personas que se
encuentran en los 10 primeros aos de su carrera profesional en negocios. En su
The Social Imagination
a quality of mind that offers vivid awareness of relationship between
private experience (biography) and wider society (external forces:
history +culture, social institutions)