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Question 17 1 pts The sociology of larger groups and whole societies is called metasociology. comparative sociology. contextual sociology. global...

Question 171 pts

The sociology of larger groups and whole societies is called

metasociology.

comparative sociology.

contextual sociology.

global sociology.

Question 181 pts

This type of research has two identifying features: it is based on a sample of the population to be studied, and it collects data through personal interviews or by having respondents fill out questionnaires.

field experiment

aggregate research

survey research

comparative research

Question 191 pts

A functionalist would generally regard a social arrangement that produces constant ethnic conflict as

necessarily beneficial in some way.

a functional alternative to some previous, more harmonious, relationship.

an indication that the system involved probably should not survive.

a dysfunction.

Question 201 pts

Darley and Latane's experiment showed that young people are less likely to help people in distress than are older people.

True

False

Question 211 pts

In Benjamin Zablocki's study of communes ____ was a dependent variable.

jealousy

stability

love intensity

faction formation

Question 221 pts

Travis Hirschi and Rodney Stark's independent variable was

delinquency.

race.

church attendance.

gender.

Question 231 pts

The study of contextual effects represents a kind of borderline between micro and macro sociology.

True

False

Question 241 pts

According to Max Weber

group conflict is mostly the result of class conflict.

class conflict is relatively unimportant to shaping culture and social structures.

class conflict is really just a subtype of status group conflict.

class conflict is important, but so are many other causes of group conflict.

Question 251 pts

If we wanted to find out if pre-industrial societies have stronger extended kinship ties than modern societies, we would do

field research.

survey research.

network analysis.

comparative research.

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