Sociology Test 1 Master Copy
1. Which term is NOT closely related to the discussion of globalisation?:
B) global collective consciousness
2. Who believes the subject/knower of inquiry is situated in th
CHAPTER 1: UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION
The Sociological Perspective
o The systematic study of human groups and their interactions
o A view of society based on the dynamic relationships between individu
Chapter 12 Education
What is education responsible for? (hint:4)
What is fmral education?
What is informal education?
What do both formal and informal education contributes to?
What is the earliest form of education?
Why did aborigina
Chapter 3: Major Social Processes
Why Study Culture?
Culture: a powerful social force that influences events as diverse as whom we marry and
whether we go to war.
Influences how we relate to each other.
Culture plays a role in dividing us from others, a
Research Methods: Chapter 2
Sociology as a Science
Knowledge is only based on facts
Facts are part of the real world and can be observed.
When making scientific observations, we do not let our personal emotions interfere with
Chapter 4: Socialization
Socialization: the acquisition of knowledge, skills and motivation to participate in social life.
- Develops ourselves, roles, and identities.
- Differences found within socialization relate to geographic region, ethnic/immigratio
Mass Media and Communication
Most people are exposed to the mass media every
The mass media includes newspapers, music, the
Internet, and television.
The pervasive nature of the mass media raises
questions about the role of th
Chapter 14 Crime, Law and Regulation
What is Criminology?
Criminology the study of crime causation, crime prevention, and the
punishment and rehabilitation of offenders
The Relationship between Crime and Deviance
Crime behaviors and actions that require s
Chapter 12 Education
Education in Canada
Education is responsible for the transmissions of particular knowledge,
skills, values and attitudes deemed desirable in a given society
o Formal education institutional settings
o Informal education learning activ
Chapter 19 Globalization
1. What is colonizing?
2. What is command economy?
3. What are developed countries?
4. What are undeveloped countries?
5. What are underdeveloped countries?
6. What are developing countries?
7. What is global north?
8. What is glo
education: responsible for the transmission of particular knowledge, skills, values, and
attitudes deemed desirable in a given society
o formal education: occurs in instit settings (tends to be regulated and organized by
Chapter 7: Social Inequality
What is Social Stratification?
Social stratification: a societys hierarchical ranking of people into social classes
Social class: a group of individuals sharing a position in a social hierarchy, based on
both birth and achieve
Chapter 6: Becoming a Human
Personalities = an individuals relatively stable pattern of behaviours and feelings
Two approaches to understanding how we develop our personalities: (known as the
nature vs. Nurture)
Chapter 1: Understanding the sociological imagination
The sociological Perspective
Sociology = the systematic study of human groups and their instructions
Sociological perspective= a view of society based on the dynamic relationships between
Few people associate sociology with environmental
Social conditions and environmental quality are
Population growth: growing at an alarming rate.
And the eating habits
Chapter 5: Statuses, Roles, Self, and Identity
A Functionalist View of Statuses and Roles
- Are impressed with how societies organize themselves and persist over time.
- Drawn to large-scale structures such as family, religion, and education.
- The analog
Sociological Theory: Chapter 1
Introduction: Why Theory?
Antonio Gramsci believed everyone is a social theorist- we all have an intellect to use our
minds to make sense of the world.
Sociologists are like chefs who concoct ideas that explain the world t
Chapter 23: Mass Media and Communication
Sociological Theories of the Media
- Focuses on the microsociological issue of interaction among individuals through the use
- Symbols can be verbal or non-verbal carring meaning
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In Canadian society, we often formalize norms into:
C A] Folkways
C) B More".
w/ I?) C Laws
1- D] Values
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A sociologist from this tradition is most likely to argue that society consists of diverse shudllres
Module 1 Lecture Videos:
-sociology is a systematic study of social behaviour of individuals and the behaviour of groups and
people live in social groups and social organizations or social structure
phenomenon of culture
culture and socia
Chapter 13 Module Videos:
religious institutions are not as powerful or important as they used to be in society
religious symbols do not play as large a role in society
individual religious beliefs and practices have generally begun