← Sociologists Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- William Graham
- Robert Merton
- J. L. Moreno
- Robert Park
- Herbert Spencer
- a Functionalist.
- b Distinguished manifest, latent or unintended consequences of social structure. Believed this functions either functional or dysfunctional.
- c Sociometry: the direction of interactions in a group.
- d Took a humanistic approach to sociology at the turn of the century with Lester Ward.
- e Concentrated on Chicago studying drug addiction, crime, prostitution, and juvenile delinquency. (w ernest burgess)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- One of the first sociologists, right after Comte. Studied sociology in England.
- Iron law of Oligarchy: says that a few individuals hold sway over an organization and look to their own interests.
- Studied and categorized suicide into four types: anomic, altruistic, fatalistic,
Studied how society limits man and gives our lives meaning and purpose.
Saw deviance as a result of normlessness
"the Elementary Forms of Religious Life"
Said that religion seeks to create meaning in society and express it through rituals.
- Said that stratification was necessary for society to function. Since some have better abilities, they need an incentive to use them.
- Believed in a governing class that controlled most of the power. These were mad of the rich and upper class.
5 True/False Questions
Ernest Burgess → Functionalist.
Max Weber → Was a conflict theorists and the leader of communism. Believed that the burgeoisie exploited the proletariat.
Said elimination of conflict would create true community. Said that eventually the proletariat would rebel and achieve this.
Dennis Wrong → Took a humanistic approach to sociology at the turn of the century with William Graham.
George Herbert Mead → Worked at the university of Chicago and originated psychology. Concept of 'me' and 'I' to explain self image and individual.
Studied play taking on roles as children.
Emerge norm theory → Ralph Turner and Lewis Killian developed this collective behavior theory.