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the "iron law" of oligarchy is a term coined by what sociologist to describe the tendency of formal organizations to be dominated by a small, self-perpetuationg elite?

Robert Michel

What sociologist is given credit for coining the concept of the "Mcdonaldization" of society

George Ritzer

which Frenchman toured America in the early 19th century, noting the many voluntary organizations in which Americans held membership and documenting these findings in his book, Democracy in America?

Alexis de Tocqueuille

Differential association theory was developed by what sociologist?

Edwin Southerland

The term degradation ceremony was coined by what sociologist?

Harold Garfinkel

Who emphasized that every society is stratified based on power?

Max Weber

Because of contradicting class locations, who modified Marx's simpler two-class model?

Erik Wright

Who was the sociologist who expanded upon the concept of the power elite to note that no major decision of the United States government was made without its approval?

C. Wright Mills

There were much-publicized myths of the late 1800s that centered around the rags to riches exploits of fictional boy heroes. These myths were perpetuated by what author?

Horatio Alger

Who was the theorist who concluded that highly prejudiced people are actually insecure conformists?

Theodor Adorno

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