1. What did the Asch experiment attempt to answer? Describe what was done as part of the
experiment and its variations. How did the results change based on the experiment variations?
The experiment was observing peoples behavior under the pressure/influen
1. What was the research question that the Milgram experiment attempted to answer? Describe what
was done as part of the experiment.
The experiment was studying peoples limits of what they would and would not do just because
authority told them to. The re
1. Explain the difference between subcultures and countercultures and give an example of each.
A subculture is a small cultural group within a larger cultural group. This means the people within a
subculture are all apart of a larger culture together, but
Currently, America has one of the highest rates of poverty worldwide, with 15% of our
nation falling below the poverty line (according to childfund.org). This statistic jumps in single
parent homes, especially with single mothers, 31% of which are living
1. Is corporate deviance the same as other forms of deviance? Can a corporation be deviant? Can
deviance be a collective property or should deviance be viewed as an individual act?
Yes, a corporation can be deviant but corporation deviance is slightly dif
1) Compare and contrast conflict theory with structural functionalism. Pay special attention to the
way that each theory treats the origin of social change.
Conflict theory and structural functionalism are both paradigms in sociology that are the bases of
For as long as we can remember, fairy tales and childrens movies have been an
important tool parents use to educate, influence, or simply entertain their young children.
Dating all the way back to A.D 200-300 Cupid and Psyche may be considered the first
1. What is the hidden curriculum? What nonacademic functions does it fulfill?
The hidden curriculum is the type of nonacademic knowledge that one learns through
informal earning and cultural transmission. In other words, the hidden curriculum is everythin
Identify and describe three examples of how American society is "heteronormative".
American society is heteronormative because the concepts that male and female supposed to be
together is nor