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  1. Functionalist Persective on media functions and dysfunctions
  2. Formal Organizations
  3. Socializing function
  4. Resocialization
  5. Interationist Perspective
  1. a process of discarding former behavior patterns and accepting new ones as part of a transition in one's life
  2. b Media shapes day-to-day social behavior. Consumes time. Babysits kids. New forms of Communication
  3. c Mass media provides a problem by showing Sex and inmoral acts within the media being presented.
  4. d Millitary, schools, government, boy scouts ect. are examples of what?
  5. e Function of media; informs us, educate-socialize,promote cunsuption, entertain, enforces norms, unifing, promotes cohesion....

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A subculture that deliberately opposes certain aspects of the larger culture
  2. A status that dominates others and thereby determines a persons general position in society
  3. The feeling of suprise and disoreintation that people experience when they encounter cultural practices that are different from their own.
  4. A common practice or belief found in every culture
  5. The veiwing of people's behavior from the perspective of their own culture.

5 True/False Questions

  1. The conflict perspective on mass mediaEmphasizes the way in which the parts of a society are structured to maintain its stability.


  2. DiffusionProcess by which a cultural item spreads from group to group or society to society


  3. Primary Groupa large and impersonal social group whose members pursue a specific goal or activity


  4. Questionnaire survey methodA face to face or telephone questioning of a respondent to obtain desired information


  5. Impression ManagementMany of our daily activities, we try to convey distinct impressions of who we are


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