Exam 2 Study Guide
Chapter 8 Deviance and Social Control
Deviance and Social Control
Perception is key (reaction)
Deviance & crime are relative; definitions of each
Stigma, 3 types: physical, personal, tribal; Erving Goffman
Shaming/degradation ceremony (
Sociology Examination Review
Unit 1: Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology
Anthropology: examines the development of the human species and
cultures throughout the world. A human culture consists of the ways of
Some Key Terms
Consensus - a general agreement.
Functionalism- a sociological perspective that focuses on
understanding how the different parts of society work
together to keep it running smoothly.
Identity - the way we feel about ourselves.
MGF 402, Fall 2013
Sample Final Exam /w Solutions
Question 1 15 points
Youre considering making an investment in the stock market, and have narrowed your search to
two stocks: Best Buy (BBY), a consumer electronics retailer, and Procter & Gamble (PG), a
What is Sociology?
Sociology is concerned with the study of norms and ideologies that underlie the
basic structural arrangements in a society.
Norms refer to the standards, customs, traditions, rules, regulations and laws of
social interaction and human c
What is a Theory
Theory refers to a statement of how and why specific facts are related.
Induction refers to moving from the specific observations to the development of a more
Deduction refers to moving from the more general theory to the
Socialization: From Infancy to Old Age
Socialization refers to the lifelong social experience by which individuals learn the
patterns of their culture and develop their personality.
Personality Development: The Nature vs Nurture Debate
Social Structure and Interaction in Everyday Life
Members of every society rely on social structure to make sense out of everyday
Two important parts of the social structure are role and status.
Role is defined as the behavioral performance ex
Research Methods in Sociology
Experiments involve the testing of subject or experimental groups before and after the
exposure to a stimulus.
Surveys involve the administration of a questionnaire to some group of respondents.
They are typically administere