The totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material objects, and behavior is known as
Which of the following is an aspect of culture?
using American Sign Language
watching the Super Bowl game
eating in fast-food restaurants
**all of these
General customs and practices that are found in every culture are called
Which of the following is considered a cultural universal?
none of these
The tendency to assume that one's own culture and way of life represent the norm or are superior to all others is called
An American traveling abroad observes locals eating chocolate covered crickets. While she does not partake herself, she does not judge the practice. She is exhibiting:
A hypothesis concerning the role of languages in shaping cultures was created by linguist(s)
Edward Sapin and Benjamin Whorf
In the study of language, which sociological perspective suggests that gender-related language reflects the traditional acceptance of men and women into certain occupations?
Which sociological perspective would be most likely to suggest that nonverbal communication, such as the frequency of individuals touching each other during a conversation, varies from one culture to another?
Facing forward in an elevator would considered:
Norms that are generally understood but not precisely recorded are known as
A teacher plans a trip to the theater for a junior high school class. As part of the preparation, the teacher tells students how they should dress and how they will be expected to act inside the theater. This is an example of
In the nature versus nurture debate, which position do social scientists take?
It is the interaction between environmental factors and biological inheritance that is important in human development.
The analysis of Isabelle and Genie is important because it emphasizes the relevance of
social interaction in human development
The looking-glass self is
phrase used by Charles Horton Cooley to emphasize that the self is the product of our social interactions with others.
Which is the first part of Charles Horton Cooley's "looking-glass self"?
imagining how we present ourselves to others
According to George Herbert Mead's stages of the self, the preparatory stage occurs
when children imitate those around them, particularly family members
The child of about eight or nine years of age begins to consider several tasks and relationships simultaneously. At this point in development, children grasp not only their own social positions but also those of others around them. Mead calls this stage the
Which term was used by George Herbert Mead to refer to the child's awareness of the attitudes, viewpoints, and expectations of society as a whole?
Which sociologist is associated with the concepts of the dramaturgical approach, impression management, and face-work?
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