Culture includes all of the following except:
d. impulses. status: not answered () correct: d your answer: 2 Which of the following is not part of material culture?
a. mixing bowls
SSP001 CH1 The Sociological Perspective
Society: a group of people who share a culture and a territory.
Social location: the corners in life that people occupy because of where they are
located in society.
Auguste Comte ?.?: the founder of sociology
SSPOOl Exam 2 STudy Guide
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Summary The focus of this study is the effect of various factors of motivation on exercise and fitness here at Lehigh. It is clear that from the results, there are distinct differences between the sexes in regard to why they
Stephen Jabaut Research Report #3
Summary: Sports teams make up a large proportion of the athletic community at Lehigh University. They are exclusive groups that exemplify the sociological ideas of "in groups" and "out groups". It is clea
1. The measure most commonly used to determine the wealth of nations is the: a. gender development index. b. human poverty index. c. per capita gross national index. d. gross domestic product. 2. The per capita GNI of Ethiopia was $_ in 2002. a. 10 b
1. Which of the following statements is true regarding a caste system of stratification? Contemporary examples include some South American societies where landholding elites maintain a dictatorship a. over peasants. One's place in the stratification
1. The sociological definition of deviance stresses: a. the social context in which deviance occurs. b. the personality types related to deviance. c. the individual who is deviant. d. the behavior defined as deviant. 2. Emile Durkheim argued that: a.
CH 4 Social Structure and Social Interaction
Social structure: The typical patterns of a group, such as the usual relationships
between men and women or students and teachers.
(It is significant because our locations in social structure guide our behav
Without language, there can be no cultureno shared way of lifeand culture is the
key to what people become. Unlike animals, humans have no instincts that take the
place of language.
The Skeels/Dye Experiment: Lack of social interac
Culture: the language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and even material
objects that are passed from one generation to the next.
Material culture: such things as jewelry, art, buildings
Nonmaterial culture: a groups ways
CH5 Social Groups and Formal Organization
Groups: People who think of themselves as belonging together and who interact
with one another, are the essence of life in society.
Aggregate: It consists of people who temporarily share the same physical sp
CH6 Deviance and Social Control
Deviance: Any violation of norms. (Driving over the speed limit, a murder, or
primitive people) (It is not the act itself, but the reactions to the act, that makes
something deviant.) (The idea of deviance is ne
CH10 Gender and Age
Gender stratification: Males and females unequal access to property, power, and
2. Sex: the biological characteristics that distinguish males and females.
3. Gender: It consists of whatever behaviors and attitudes a group con
CH9 Race and Ethnicity
Race: A group of people with inherited physical characteristics that distinguish it
from another group
Genocide: The attempt to destroy a group of people because of their presumed
race or ethnicity.
Ethnicity: People who id
CH 8 Social Class in the U.S.
Social class: A large group of people who rank closely to one another in property,
power, and prestige.
Property: It comes in many forms, such as buildings, land, animals, machinery,
cars, stocks, bonds, businesses, fur
CH7 Global Stratification
Social Stratification: A system in which groups of people are divided into layers
according to their relative property, power, and prestige.
(Every society stratifies its members.)
3 Major systems of social stratification: