FALL 2015 STUDY GUIDE FINAL SOC 110
There will be 100 multiple choice questions on the test. I do not ask dates when people were born or
many questions involving numbers so dont memorize numbers.
You should read Chapters 4, 5, 7, 8, 14 and 16
Read in deta
Chapter Listing Sociology in Our Times Diana Kendall 9th edition
These are the assigned chapters for each week in the 9th edition. If you have a
different edition of the book look for the chapter with the same title. It may have a
different chapter number
Too much "self"
Family value- church,
family, social clubs
Anomic- too much change
Normlessness, stress, no rules, not
Society should provide "safety nets"
Social security, unemployment, health
Unwed mothers and teen sex
1960 5% born to unwed mothers
50% are single
50% are with men but not married
1960 9% unmarried
2000 25% unmarried
80% of all teens (up to 20) have had sex.
Pregnancy rate in2000 112/1000 -> 84
Why do people live in mobile homes
Low income, education, elderly, drug users, criminal record, young.
Days over 100 degrees
July 14 - 188 died
15 - 365
16 - 241
17 - 193
18 - 106
19 - 92
More people die in heatwaves t
Look into ISV
Carl Marx, Emile Durkheim, founders or sociological thinking
Suicide is a profound social act. 1 philosophical issue. Is life worth living
Suicide rates are generally higher for men than women
More women suicide in China th
1 page abstract
Essay form 5 questions answered
What is the problem?
Why does it interest me?
Controversy or debate related to the problem
1 page bibliography
15 sources I may use
Dictatorships remain regardless of the large presence of democracies
New York City was categorized as citizens( voting males) denizens(women and chidren( and
subjects(slaves) in 1800. 10% can vote, adult white male protestant.
Are not citizens until 1
13 November 2014
Underrepresentation of Women in Engineering
I walk into my fifth period class, computer science, and am shocked to see only five other
females in the class out of forty students. Surprisingly, those five fem