5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Stereotypes are the assumptions we make that can become self-fulfilling prophecies.
- symbolic interactionism
- how we want others to perceive us
- a Believing that all football players are academically challenged, that all African Americans are great athletes, and that all women can cook well are examples of ________.
- b Which of the following statements BEST describes how stereotypes affect our interaction with others when we first meet?
- c Which sociological perspective is most closely linked to microsociology?
- d In the context of dramaturgy, impression management deals with ____________.
- e True or False Without language there can be no culture, no shared way of life.
5 Multiple choice questions
- T or F: The sociological significance of social structure is that it guides our behavior.
- T or F:Roles are like fences - they allow a certain amount of freedom but that freedom does not go very far.
- Based on studies of isolated and institutionalized children, what is the key variable in acquiring the basic "human" traits we take for granted?
- 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 ________.
- 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 True/False questions
background assumptions → In ethnomethodology, the ideas we take for granted that underlie our behavior and that we violate at our risk are called ________.
These are examples of her ascribed status → Jane is a 49-year-old woman of Irish-German descent. What do these characteristics have in common?
dramaturgy → 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.
We occupy a status, we play a role → The difference between status and role is that ________.
True → T or F: When Professor Jones is before his class lecturing, he has assumed the front stage, based on the terminology used in dramaturgy.