What is sociology?
Scientific study of human behavior
The sociological perspective
Jack and Oscar
Jim and Jim
Both genetics and
We imagine how we appear to others.
We interpret others reactions.
Exam 3 Study Guide Chapters 11-13
Difference between the 2 major political parties
democratic: active role for gov't
republic: limited role for gov't
Differences between the 2 main economic systems
Gender and Aging
Male or female
Masculine or feminine
Role we perform based on our sex
No sissy stuff
People who think they belong
together and they interact.
In-group and outgroup
virtues and vices
Intro to Sociology
Study Guide Chapters 6, 8-10
1. What is deviance?
2. Control Theory
3. Labeling Theory
4. Strain Theory including the different types of deviance
5. Differential Association Theory
6. Labeling Theory
7. What is crime?
8. What are the ty
Intro Study Guide: Chapters 1-5
1. Reasons why sociology was developed
2. Social location
3. The primary contributions of the major theorists
4. Bourgeoisie and proletariat
5. Be able to identify the 3 major theoretical perspectives
6. Know the difference
Social Interaction: Microsociology
Social Structure: Macrosociology
Assumptions about what people are like
Useful but unreliable
Life is a drama
for the problem of the 20th
century is the problem of the
More variation within
Race is both more
important and less
important than we
Any violation of social norms
Differs by culture, time
Important norms become laws
Inner and outer controls
Drugs and Society
4 April, 2016
A drug is any substance that alters the body or minds functions. Psychoactive drugs
affect the central nervous system and the way a person thinks and behaves. The types o
Drugs and Society
29 February, 2016
Trends Twisted in Drug Abuse
There are many trends of increases and decreases in drug use in the U.S. since 1975. As
people settled in different parts of the world the different dr
What I am going write about is how there is so much violence and media. And,
are kids are watching it. Here are some examples Family guy, South Park, two and half
men, the simpons, and then when we have the news!
Each one of these show have so much violen
1. According to the Retirement Gamble video in module 5.Which of the following
is suggested with regards to the 401 K plan.
Many Americans don not know the dangers of the 401K system and are offend
confused about what it entails.
2. Which mainstre
For chapters 1-4
What is the Rape in the fields documentary about?
Rape is one of the more severe ways that women have been mistreated because of their
sex. Rape in the fields is a documentary depicting the horrors that migrant women have
had to en
Sally doesnt like the newspaper or the television news. She likes her local newspapers website, and
thats where she gets all her news. Sally is not getting
B the most recent news
1.A honest media
B. the most recent news.
July 8th, 2015
July 8th, 2015
We need to go back to that movie that we watched as a child The Wizard of Oz, where
the scene has Dorothy and all her friends f
July 15th, 2015
As I am watching this video and reading this chapter about Marijuana it is amazing how
it has been around for so many years. This drug has helped so many people from 1960s and
Factors Correlated with drug use
What are risk factors of drug use?
What is drug use versus abuse?
-Tolerance too many marijuana effects develops after high levels of regular use
May not develop uniformly to all effects
The topic that I have pick in about teens in our society using Heroin use, it is going back in the 1990s
heroin started to have a peek where teens would take the drug just because. The number of teens would
use its in the thousands. And today the
Kelly Nelson- wright
June 24th, 2015
In Southern Peru and Latin American there are many farmers that grow vegetables but also grow
cocaine, because the farmers can get more money from cocaine. We try to stop the farmers from
This has started way back in the history of time: before I was born or even my parents were
born. This land is unknown of with a lot of history behind this land. That all of people dont know about
these may be called people or a thing. These people were s
What I am going to write about is something I have seen, which is what alcohol can do
to your body and the people that you love around you. But, first we need to start when alcohol
started, back in 6400 B.C. to 400 B.C. I think that it is amazing that alc