C. Wright Mills
Obstacles to sociological Imagination
Win As Much As You Can
Culture of Fear
Racism/Sexism in Media
Division of Labor
Political Economy of
Study Preparation Guide
Final Exam Sociology 106
Use the following list of concepts and terms as a study guide. Thoroughly understanding each of these will help you on the exam. As
with the mid-term reviews, this list is not exhaustive. The f
29 The Global Social System
9a The Global Economy: Emphasizes on what the global economy is and its
structures that support it.
b. Global Production-Distribution Structures
c. Supporting Structures
28 Developed Societies
8f: Family, Gender, and the Sexual Revolution: Emphasizes on inequality topic and
that women are becoming more equal and in the public sphere of things.
a. The European Background
b. Radical Change afte
27 Developed Societies
Modern Demography: Emphasizes on the history of demographic and what
demographic patterns are.
a. Modern Migration: Immigration into Developed Countries
c. The Demographic Transition
26 Developed Societies
8d Capitalist Inequality:
a. How Inequality Has Changed in Capitalist Societies
b. Theories of Inequality in Capitalist States
c. Social Classes
d. Measuring Inequality
e. Cross-National Comparisons
25 Developed Societies
Modern Culture: Emphasizes on the ideologies of the culture and the importance of
education in a society.
a. Ideology, Old and New
b. Culture and the State
In the last 500 years ideologies have changed
24 Developed Societies
8b Democratic States: Emphasized on the true meaning of democracy and the growth
of it in the government.
b. The Growth of Government
8b Images: Emphasizes on Denmark as a whole and expl
23 Developed Societies
8a Industrial Capitalism: Emphasizes on the economy during this time period. Also,
emphasizes on the growth and what lead to it.
a. Production: Manufacturing in Industry
b. Distribution: Markets for Eve
22 Industrial Globalization
7c The Rise of the West Debate: Emphasizes on why this third change even
a. World War, 1914-1945
b. Decolonization, Cold War, and Development, 1945-1990
c. Global Transformation, 1750
21 Industrial Globalization
7b The Transformation of the World, 1750-2000:
a. The Atlantic Revolutions, 1775-1825
b. A New Type of Society, 1810s-1910s
c. The Conquest of the World, 1810s-1910s
d. The European Empires
20 Industrial Globalization
Early Modern European Expansion and Change: Emphasizes on the expansion of
different groups that explored this country and other countries and talks about their
18 States, Empires, and Civilizations: Imperial Dynamics
6c Imperial Dynamics: Emphasizes that population reasons led to the fall of
the states and other different theories.
a. The Pattern
b. Yes, But Why? The Diminishing
16 Chiefdoms: Permanent Inequality: State and Imperial Organization
6b State and Imperial Organization:
a. State Economies
b. The State Itself
c. Culture and Material Culture
17 States, Empires, and Civilizations: 6b more
6b More: Emphasize on the states and empires changes in life and power and
explained the kinship powers in a family at this time.
a. State Inequality
b. State Demographics
14 Chiefdoms: Permanent Inequality: What Were Chiefdoms Like?
5c What were chiefdoms like?: Emphasizes on political views and how
numbers made an impact on the chiefdoms.
a. Politics of Chiefdoms
b. Demographics of Chiefd
12 Settlement and Domestication Tribes as Societies II
Tribes as Societies II: Emphasizes on political views of the tribes and how numbers
played a role in several different aspects of their everyday life.
a. Tribal Politics
13 Chiefdoms: Permanent Inequality
5a What are Chiefdoms: Emphasizes where chiefdoms originated from, who
they actually were, and explains their leadership.
b. Redistribution: Large Scale Reciprocity
4c Tribes: Settlement and Domestication - Tribes as Societies
4c Tribes as Societies: Emphasizes on the topic of tribes and explains what they
actually were and how they functioned with their growing numbers.
3f Paleolithic Forging Bands- Culture
3f Culture: It discusses the technologies and idea systems of the forging bands.
a. Technology: Tools
b. The First Ideology: Animism
c. The First Religious Institutions
3f Example Baf
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Illinois State University
SOA/SWK 311/411: Issues in Gerontology:
The Changing Terrain of Work and Retirement in the U.S.
Meets M/W: 11-12:15
Classroom: Schroeder 211
Office Hrs: Mon. 1-3; Tues., 3:30-5pm
SOC 311 IN CLASS TEST #1
Hughes Work and Self
Hughes reflects on the relationship(s) between work and self
Do not accept general status distinctions between various kinds of jobs uncritically
If we look uncritically we fail to investigate individual issu
Work and Self
Hughes reflects on the
work and self
Do not accept general
between various kinds
of jobs uncritically
If we look
uncritically we fail