SOC1010 Exam 2 Study Guide (Ch. 3, 4, & 5)
Ch. 3 Understand/define following concepts. Give examples where appropriate.
Socialization: referred to the lifelong social experience by which people
develop their human potential and learn culture.
Strain Theory- type of functionalist theory, MERTON, says crime is caused by disjunction
between socially approved goals and the means to achieve these goals.
Five Modes of Adaptation:
1. -CONFORMITY: GOALS, MEANS. do what everyone else is doing to be suc
Sociology Test One Study Guide
-Functionalism: sociology as a science, like the human body. Balance, little to none social change, reestablish gender roles, tradition, we all benefit.
-Conflict Theory: more like, society is moti
Introduction to Sociology - Review for Second Exam October 31st
BE FAMILIAR WITH EACH OF THE FOLLOWING:
Social Stratification and Social Class and Poverty
The sociological view of social stratification
The Davis-Moore (functionalist) theory of social stra
1. Explain the following statement:
The way that people live is heavily influenced by social
forces, many of which are not controlled by the individual.
People might have to live through social forces that arent
controlled by th
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1. What is social identity?
Social identity is how we identify ourselves in relation to others according to what we have in
common. The ident
Vocabulary for Culture
culture: the learned and shared behaviors, beliefs, attitudes, values and
material objects that characterize a particular group or society
subculture: a group within society that has distinctive norms, values,
beliefs, lifestyle or
Vocabulary for Groups, Organizations and Social Institutions
social group: two or more people who share some attribute, interact
with one another, and have a sense of we-ness
primary group: a small group of people who engage in intimate face-toface intera