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5 Matching questions

  1. Harry and Margaret Harlow
  2. True
  3. False
  4. intimate early social interaction
  5. Social structure
  1. a The research in the early 1960s using rhesus monkeys to demonstrate the importance of intimate physical contact in the rearing of animals was conducted by ________.
  2. b T or F: All master statuses are achieved statuses
  3. c The typical patterns of a group, such as its usual relationships between men and women or students and teachers, are referred to as ________.
  4. d Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
  5. e T or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. T or F: As a child's experiences with agents of socialization broadens, the influence of the family increases.
  2. The presentation of self in everyday life, also called dramaturgy, was developed by ________.
  3. In ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.
  4. Of the following traits and abilities, which one would George Herbert Mead consider MOST essential for an individual to be a full-fledged member of society?
  5. John joined the military this year. When he arrived at boot camp he was immediately greeted with a degradation ceremony and came under total control of the officials. The military is an example of a(n) ________.

5 True/False questions

  1. dramaturgyT 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.


  2. personal spaceT or F: All master statuses are achieved statuses


  3. Their location in the social structure has created the difference between Milo's and Jim's reactions.Milo, a highly successful attorney, just received a $200 ticket for speeding. Jim, an unemployed father of six, received a $50 fine for parking in a restricted area. Milo considers his $200 ticket an inconvenience, but Jim sees his $50 fine as a financial disaster. Why do Milo and Jim feel so differently about their fines, even though Milo's is four times greater than Jim's?


  4. TrueMead describes the active, creative, and spontaneous part of the self as the ________.


  5. Stereotypes are the assumptions we make that can become self-fulfilling prophecies.Jane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?


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