← Sociology Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Culture Shock
- Charles Horton Cooley
- Cultural relativism
- Functionalist perspective
- a A subculture that deliberately opposes certain aspects of the larger culture
- b The veiwing of people's behavior from the perspective of their own culture.
- c Emphasizes the way that the parts of a society are structured to maintain its stability
- d He advanced the belief that we learn who we are by interacting with others
- e The feeling of suprise and disoreintation that people experience when they encounter cultural practices that are different from their own.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Durkheim's term for the interdependence that results from people needing others to fulfill their jobs; solidarity based on the interdependence brought about by the division of labour
- Many of our daily activities, we try to convey distinct impressions of who we are
- The scientific study of people and behavior in groups
- Process by which a cultural item spreads from group to group or society to society
- a research method in which investigators systematically observe people while joining them in their routine activities
5 True/False Questions
Emile Durkheim's research on suicide → His research suggests that suicide, although it is a solitary act, is related to group life. Religous affiliations had a lower rate; the unmarried had a much higher rate; soldiers were more likely to take their lives; higher rate at times of peace than at time of war; higher rate at times of instability rather than prosperity....reflected the extent to which people were integrated into the group life of the society
Auguste Comte → The totality oflearned, socially transmitted cutoms, knowledge, material objects, and behavior
Cultural Universal → The veiwing of people's behavior from the perspective of their own culture.
Total Institution → Regulates all aspects of a person's life under asingle authority, such as a prison, the military, a mental hospital, or convent
Culture → The totality oflearned, socially transmitted cutoms, knowledge, material objects, and behavior