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Sociology quiz #2

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Sigmund Freuds term for the part of personality that is irrational, concerned only with seeking pleasure
Id
Many people who have become geniuses
were deliberately subjected to very stimulating environments
Jean Piaget stages of cognitive development suggest that
virtually all children go through the same sequence learning concretely before abstractly
Gender roles and social classes have a strong influence on
emotional socialization
According to Jean Piaget, at the third level of moral development, young adults have a post conventional mortality, which takes into account the importance of...
none of the above
According to the feminist theory, though the family is the major source of gender identity development, two other major influences include
peers and the mass media
To functionalists, the most important function socialization serves for society is
ensuring order
According to George Herbert Mead, when children learn to internalize the values of society as a whole, they take on the role of
generalized others
Asian Americans parents socialize their children for all the following EXCEPT
to be aggressive and independent
Tyler is playing with his toys and he is pretending to be a fireman like his father. According to George H. Mead, by seeing himself from his fathers point of view, Tyler is
internalizing his fathers values and attitudes
Joe attends college and learns skills and attitude that will help him in his career. This is an example of what type of adult socialization?
Anticipatory socialization
If a person is totally cut off from the larger society and his/her activities are all controlled by administrative officials because that person will eventually go to war, he/she is in a
total institutions
Tom sees his coworkers as competitors and tends not to share information readily. He would be involved in _____ interaction with his coworkers
oppositional
Joan is active in her community. She knows everybody, and helps people out during personal family crises. She would be involved in _____interaction with her neighbors
supportive
Which of the following is an example of oppositional interaction?
starring at a lower-class person
The meaning of words is determined by members of a specific society through their social experiences. Therefore, the meaning of words is
Socially constructive
Sociologist suggest that people also appear to inherit_____when we react in a certain way
temperament
All of the following are types of cooperate, EXCEPT for ____cooperation
competitive
The supportive social interactions function that provides hidden, underlying meaning is absolutely crucial for
ensuring social order
The use of space as a means of communications is called
proxemics
American accents and euphemisms are examples of
american diversity in communication
A method of analyzing social interaction as if the participants were performing on a stage is called
dramaturgy
Linguistic styles that reelect the different worlds of women and men are called
genderlects
Julian was a salesman who took a prospective client to dinner. He dressed carefully, spoke in a confident way, and hoped his guest did not notice his obvious flaws. Julian was involved in
presenting his "self"
When the two sexes communicate with each other, women tend to use the language of connection and intimacy, and men the language of
status and independence