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  1. background assumptions
  2. True
  3. intimate early social interaction
  4. Stereotypes are the assumptions we make that can become self-fulfilling prophecies.
  5. organic solidarity
  1. a According to Durkheim, when a society increases in size, its division of labor becomes more specialized. People begin to depend upon one another and become interdependent. This form of social cohesion was a concept that he termed ________.
  2. b Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
  3. c In ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.
  4. d Which of the following statements BEST describes how stereotypes affect our interaction with others when we first meet?
  5. e T or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The difference between status and role is that ________.
  2. Frank is the son of a middle-class family. He took the family car without permission last night, returning home at 3 AM with the smell of alcohol on his breath. It is most likely, based on the research of Kohn, that the next day Frank's parents will ________.
  3. What discovery did Skeels and Dye make when they administered intelligence tests to a sample of orphans cared for by trained professionals in a "good" orphanage and to a second sample of orphans raised by residents of an institution for mentally retarded women?
  4. T or F: In Piaget's model for children's development of reasoning skills, the term "reasoning skills" is synonymous with the term "operational" as it is used in the theory.
  5. In the context of dramaturgy, impression management deals with ____________.

5 True/False questions

  1. Erving GoffmanThe presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________


  2. Harry and Margaret HarlowThe research in the early 1960s using rhesus monkeys to demonstrate the importance of intimate physical contact in the rearing of animals was conducted by ________.


  3. Erving GoffmanHilda is studying at the library. She has placed her coat on the chair next to her and has spread books in front of the other chairs. Hilda is trying to extend her ________ so others do not invade it.


  4. symbolic interactionismWhich sociological perspective is most closely linked to microsociology?


  5. dramaturgyTrue or False Without language there can be no culture, no shared way of life.


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