In applying the sociological perspective to the study of teenagers from wealthy families who are convicted of shoplifting, sociologists would be most likely to focus on the
impact of the larger culture and the social world on teenager's criminal behavior.
The sociologist who conducted extensive research on varying rates of suicide within a specific country and among different countries was
According to Karl Marx, the force which drives human history and is at the core of human progress is
The functionalist perspective
views society as a system of interdependent and interrelated parts.
Attending sociology class regularly will have the unintended benefit of increasing one's chances of making friends with other students. According to the functionalist perspective, this is a __________ function of attending class.
Which sociological perspective would be most interested in the reaction that a vacationer might have at encountering nudism at a beach on a Caribbean island?