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Symbolic interactionism was created by?
George Herbert Mead
The National Organization for Women went before Congress to report that men in the U.S. keep and maintain power over women through purposeful discrimination. This organization's assertion isembedded in:
Gender Oppression Theory
Auguste Comte suggested that by studying social statics and social dynamics, statement of fact that is unchanging under given conditions could be discovered. Comte was concerned with the discovery of:
Suicide rates are related to what factors?
Age, time of year, profession
Gwen's research focuses on how students interact with others in their everyday lives on campus. Her research is in line with:
Veronica feels that she is always acting. Depending on the situation, sometimes she is playing the part of a student, sometimes a store clerk, sometimes a daughter, and sometimes a girlfriend. Veronica's view is in line with:
Dr. Yi's research examines how attitudes towards the U.S. government have changed over a 30 year period. Dr. Yi's project is an example of a ____ study.
Naomi analyzes data collected by the government in the 2010 Census to understand the living arrangements of the elderly. This is an example of:
Secondary Data Analysis
Ronnie interviewed 35 prostitutes in Seattle, Washington in an effort to gain an understanding of the social perspectives and cultural values of street-walkers. This is an example of which type of field research?
Tawanda just learned that that there are numerous processes used by researchers to find information, Tawanda just learned about:
David is studying the behavior of fans seated in the stands during college football games. David conducts this research in the stadium, the natural setting for football games. This is an example of:
Garret is interested in the speeding practices of student drivers. He selects 700 students as a subset of the group that he is interested in studying. The 700 students that Garret selects make up a:
Takaya is conducting research on the stigma of obesity in America. He is currently reading relevant academic articles and information. Takaya is in which stage of social research?
Amina has analyzed the transportation needs of workers living in the low-income section of Philadelphia. She presents her findings in a written statement to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. This is an example of:
Professor Pettigrew's class will be conducting social research. Their first step is to:
Decide on a Topic
Barbara states that the average age of the full-time employees at the university is 33. The average is also the:
Norton is conducting research that involves interviewing people about their shoplifting experiences. This is an example of which type of social research investigation?
Tanisha is reading about the system of values that guides the behavior of sociologists. Tanisha is reading about sociologists':
Lois is making a list of the monthly income levels for a group of women participating in the Displaced Homemakers Program. The most common value in the list of numbers is the:
The technology is now in place to clone mammals. However, most people are reluctant to accept this process of producing genetically- identical individuals. This reflects:
When Saliyah walks into class 15 minutes late, the teacher gives her a harsh glare to show disapproval for the tardiness. The harsh glare represents a:
Table manners are informal norms based on social expectations. As such, table manners are a form of:
Janki grew up in India where women dress conservatively. On her first visit to America, she was stunned to see the short-shorts, tank tops, and miniskirts worn by American women. Janki was experiencing:
Tom works as a crew member at a fast food restaurant. When a cute girl pulls up to the window to pay for her order, Tom shows his interest by winking his eye at her. This body language is an example of a:
Julie was expelled from the university for cheating. According to the Student Code of Conduct, "any student who cheats or attempts to cheat on a test can be expelled from the university." The expulsion was a:
Negative, Formal Sanction
Adults in America commonly ask children, "What do you want to be when you grow up." When children respond, "president of the United States," "a doctor," "a lawyer," or "an architect," they are complemented by the adults. This represents which of the American values?
When Marcia is arrested, she anticipates that the officers will handcuff her but treat her with respect. These are Marcia's ____ of an arresting officer.
As a mother, Jenny is expected to be at her daughter's dance recital this afternoon. However, as dean of the college, Jenny is expected to participate in a college-wide meeting for upper-level administrators. Because Jenny is being forced to choose between the competing demands of two different roles, she is experiencing:
Your ____ status is earned, while your ____ status is assigned.
Gerhard Lenski suggests that the evolution of society consists of ____ main stages.
Evan and Lisa are similar in their access to power, wealth and prestige. As such, Evan and Lisa are in the same:
What social institutions are cultural universals?
Families, religious systems, and educational systems
Herbie is a doctor, a boyfriend, a golfer, a son and a guitarist. To Herbie, being a doctor is the most important status in his life, so he gravitates toward that one. As such, "doctor" is Herbie's:
Louis is an African American male. "African American" is a(n):
The process of teaching Native Americans "white ways" is called:
For many generations, marriage in America has involved a man and a woman. Now, state laws are changing to allow same-sex marriage. This means that the ____ of marriage is changing.
Delta Phi Epsilon is a sorority made up of young women who have similar norms, values, and behaviors. Even more, they spend a great deal of time with one another doing community service projects, attending parties, and studying. The ladies of Delta Phi Epsilon are an example of a:
For Mead, the ____ self is concerned with obtaining favorable feedback from others.
Nina is three-years-old. Nina likes to pretend to be her mother. She dresses up like her mother, makes believe that she is cooking, and acts as if she is supervising children. According to George Herbert Mead, Nina is in the ____ stage.
According to George Herbert Mead, the ____ stage never ends.
According to Erikson, when all of the infant's needs are met, ____ develops.
Hezekiah is being released from prison after serving a 22 year sentence. Hezekiah needs to learn new values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors in order to survive in the outside world. At the same time, he needs to abandon values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that were appropriate in the penitentiary. Hezekiah needs to experience:
When asked about which magazines and newspapers she reads, Former Governor Sarah Palin stated that she reads The New York Times and The Economist. These magazines are examples of:
Macy is a 16-year-old female who wants to join her high school football team. Although a female has never played on the team before, Macy knows that because of ____ she cannot be prohibited from joining the team on the basis of gender.
Takaya and Okim are dating. This couple makes up a:
Students in the college town refer to the local residents as "Townies." The students feel disconnected from the Townies and often hold negative views towards them. From the students viewpoint, the Townies are a(n):
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are examining the behavioral modes that people use to influence group members. The researchers are examining:
Participation in voluntary organizations is:
Brad was born in poverty. However, he is highly motivated and values education. Brad's individual motivation and education are a part of his:
Groupthink is more likely to occur when there is:
Cohesiveness, an external threat, and a strong leader
The Science Club has an elected president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary. This reflects a(n):
Beyonce wants to launch a new musical group. She wants to know how many members she should have in the group to increase the likelihood that the group will stay together. She asks you how many people are in the most stable group. You correctly tell her:
Fiona signed up to volunteer with the Voter Registration Council, a group that registers local high school graduates to vote in upcoming elections. This group has come together for a specific purpose and is an example of a(n):
Destiny's Child was a musical group made up of three vocalists. The three members made up a:
Michelle feels very close to the Republican Party and is very loyal to the group when she votes. To Michelle, the Republican Party is a(n):
Levi is a physician. He has the ability to get the nurses to do what he wants them to do. He tells them what to do with the patients and when to do it. This ability to impose his will on others reflects Levi's:
The concentration of poverty in a neighborhood is related to:
Increased drug use, increased single parent homes, and high crime rates.
Norm aims to become a wealthy man within the next ten years. He wants to know if wealthy men are more likely to be single or married. Norm asks his sociology professor and the professor replies:
The wealthiest people in the U.S. are predominantly married.
Professor Fuentes is teaching her students about the three components of the social stratification system. She tells them that the three components are:
Power, Wealth and Prestige
Some people believe that every American should be guaranteed health care by the government. These people suggest that health care should be provided through a(n):
There is a telethon on channel 57 right now. The sponsors are asking viewers to phone in donations to feed the starving children in Haiti. These children, who do not have enough food to survive, are experiencing:
Dorothy is a hair stylist working at Cuts-By-Us but she has applied for a stylist position at Super-Cuts so that she can work at a salon that is closer to her apartment. If Dorothy moves to Super-Cuts, she would be doing the same job and making the same amount of money. This reflects:
Betty has been approved to receive Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Betty asks her caseworker how long she will receive the benefits and her caseworker tells her that she can receive TANF for ____ consecutive years.
Leon is giving an in-class presentation on minimum wage earners in America. Leon tells his classmates that most minimum wage earners are:
Over the age of 25
In the United States, the power elite is made up of:
High-Ranking Political Officials, Military Leaders and Corporate Leaders
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act:
Reformed U.S. Welfare Policy; Created the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program; Was Enacted by President Bill Clinton
Malcolm was born into a poor family. Both of his parents were also born into poor families. Even more, Malcolm's grandparents were born into poor families. This reflects:
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