Review for Soc 005 Final
Fall Semester, 2014
3. Mature Industrial Economy
birth rates death rates
I. Population Problems
A. Demographic Transition
1. What are the 3 stages
SOC 005 REVIEW TEST 1
Expected to be familiar with, able to define (or state):
Values- a concept that describes the beliefs of an individual or culture. Norms- is a rule that is socially enforced. Mores- are norms or customs Social problems- condit
According to recent U.S. Census data, _ American households have the highest
median income while _ American households have the lowest.
A) white; Hispanic
B) white; black
C) Asian; black
D) white; Asian
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0
Correct Answer(s): C
According to the _ perspective, assimilation is the solution to the differences between
racial and ethnic groups.
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0
Correct Answer(s): B
Which of the following sociological perspectives is/are concerned that schools often indoctrinate
students in the U.S. in Western bureaucratic ideology?
D) Conflict and Interactio
Social stratification refers to:
A) a large number of people with similar amounts of income and education.
B) ones social ranking.
C) the degree to which people feel a part of social groups.
D) the ranking of individuals into
_ theory of anomie is a _ theory of deviance.
A) Robert Mertons; conflict.
B) Cesare Lombrosos; functional.
C) Cesare Lombrosos; interactionist.
D) Robert Mertons; functional.
Points Earned: 1.0/1.0
Correct Answer(s): D
SOC 005 Course Calendar Spring 2017
This Course Calendar provides an overview of the course with the general topics, textbook chapters to read, and
dates for tests and case study assignments. Most weeks include required reading provided on ANGEL so please
What are Social
Spring 2017 Week 2
Our Social Problems & Context according to
Guiding Ideals & Values
Freedom of choice
Roots of Social Problems
What is a problem?
After reading about the definition of a social problem and after learning about it in class, I come
to the agreement and to the understanding that a social problem is a certain situation or beha
Chapter 10: Health and Medicine
Be familiar with the functionalist, conflict, and feminist perspectives
the study of the patterns in the distribution and frequency of sickness,
injury and death and the social factors that shape them.
Media Packaging of Social
Spring 2017 Week 10
Media packaging of the problem of teen
pregnancy in the US generated by the
pregnancy pact story reflected a
sociological POV on teen parenthood in the
The Rhetoric of Claims about Social Problems
What does it take to construct a new social problem?
During class today we will explore the strategies and challenges of making persuasive claims about a
new social problem.
Your role will be to step in
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INSTRUCTOR: APARNA PARIKH
What is demography?
What are the various aspects of migration?
GEOG 20 | PARIKH | 01-25 | POP. & MOBILITY
Demography is the study of the
characteristics of human population
fixing the bungled u.s. environmental movement
Author(s): robert brulle and j. craig jenkins
Source: Contexts, Vol. 7, No. 2, sociology and the environment (SPRING 2008), pp. 14-18
Published by: Sage Publications, Inc. on behalf of the American Sociologic
The notion of making a claim and defining it as a social problem is extremely outrageous
to me. After reading the article of the NAAFA i find myself quite disturbed. Disturbed at what?
You may ask, well
Lack of Individuals involvement in their own health
Too often, we all find ourselves evaluating our bodies. We try to abide by the crazy set of
standards set up by society and media to get thin. But why must we get thin? Wh
SOC 005 Spring 2017
Guidelines for TEAMWORK on Social Problem Case Study
What is the Social Problem Case Study?
Students will be assigned to teams of 10 students who will work together to create an online Pinterest bulletin board during
the semester (http
Some of the most high-profile activist claimsmakers these days are celebrities - actors, musical artists,
atheletes, reality & social media stars, movie makers, authors etc. Perhaps you have noticed some of these
folks making claims about various social p
From the book, Know What I Mean: Reflections on Hip Hop, by Michael Eric Dyson; Copyright (c) 2007.
Reprinted by arrangement with Basic Civitas, a member of the Perseus Books Group. All rights reserved.
There are some, like jazz great Wynton Marsalis, who
Sociology began as a social science devoted to the study of social problems facing modern industrial societies,
like the US. Two things Sociologists then (and now) were especially concerned about were individualism and
Making Claims about Social
Spring 2017- Week 5
Question (2 points)
It is virtually impossible to succeed in the
the social problems marketplace without:
A. support from politicians
B. media coverage
C. corporate sponsorshi
Social Problems Proces
Spring 2017 Week 3
Question (2 points)
The Poverty of low wages and poor working conditions is
often still a hidden factor in the poverty debate. . . . Women
are more likely to be in both part-time and tempo
SOC 005 - Spring 2017
Guidelines for Writing Journal Entries
During each of the 15 weeks of this course you will have an opportunity to complete one of ten required journal entries. What
I have in mind is a particular kind of journal entry so please read
The Kids Are Not Alright: Baby Thug Rappers Rising (and Fall.
NEWS & VIEWS
LOVE & SEX
CAREER & FINANCE
The Kids Are No
How Experts Make
Claims about Social
Spring 2017 Week 8
Organizing Expert Claimsmakers
Conservative Think Tanks & Policy Advocacy
Focus on the Family
Social Movements and
Spring 2017 Week 7
Question (1 point)
Who responded to Under Armour CEOs comment
that Trump is an asset to us all by saying: I agree
with that description if you remove the et from
A. Basketball st
December 9, 2016
One important similarity between my case study and Abena Boakye-Yiadoms case study
is that we both came to the conclusion that the reader needs to research the topic before forming
a point of
Watching the Gloucester 18 film was very eye-opening for me because I did not realize how big of an
epidemic teen pregnancy is in America. Previously, I viewed teen pregnancy only as a problem in the inner-city,
poor areas. So, after watching this film, I
September 7, 2016
Week 3 Journal
I really enjoyed taking the political typology quiz and appreciated the fact that there were not
solely two political parties to be placed into at the end. The eight different groups provide a more
Global warming is a serious social problem because this problem does not only affect a certain person or
a group of person, but instead it affects the population as a whole. Global warming is not only increasing
the temperature of our atmosphere for a cer
Response paper 5
Many may ask today, what does the term Moral Panic mean? In short, moral panic is defined as
the intense feelings of concern about a given threat. It includes 5 elements: Concern, Hostility,
Consensus, Disproportionality and Volatility. T
Social media, a powerful platform that allows users to share almost anything through the internet.
Personally, social media is the most common platform in which I acquire my information on troubling
events. Acquiring information through social media is de
Stewart Brand: 4 Environmental Heresies TED Talk
Urban Planner - planned much of NY freeways systems - ideas influenced the
creation of auto-oriented development
Fell out of favor - tried to turn part of central park into a
SOCIAL PROBLEM 005, FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE
Be familiar with the functional, conflict, and feminist perspectives
Reserve stability of society, order, society is held together by social
Class: Inequality is inevitable/needed