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Sociology Final

To take into one's family through legal means and raise as one's own child.
Any business that supplies illegal goods of services.
Organize crime refers to:
Anything that carries meaning to people who share a culture.
Sociologists define a symbol as:
Bilateral descent
Typically,high income societies (such as the U.S.) make use of which systems to trace ancestry?
Causes of excess deaths in a community folling the shut-down of a factory and outsourcing of jobs.
A Social Scientist would be more likely to study the:
Civil, Criminal
White-collar crime is usually resolved in a _______ rather than a _______ court.
Code of Ethics
The (ASA) standards of acceptable behaivor developed by and for members is called the _________.
The beliefs, values, behavior, and material objects that together make up a people's way of life?
Culture lag
A period of adjustment when nonmaterial culture is still struggling to adapt to new material conditions is called?
Which of the following concepts refers to "the recognized violation of cultural norms"?
Domestic partnership
Two unrelated adults who share a mutually caring relationship, reside together, and agree to be jointly responsible for their dependents, basic living expenses, and other common necessities.
Drawing upon existing social theories
Defining a Sociological Problem requires:
Judging another culture using the standards of your own culture refers to:
Every society
The family is a social institution that is found in:
Families take many, diverse forms.
Celebrity couples that we see in the mass media illustrate that fact that:
Family is important to the socialization process
Families pass along to children social identity in terms of class, ethnicity, and religion, family members are often what what Mead called "significant others," parents greatly affect a child's sense of self all proves that:
Folkways; Mores
__________ are rules about everyday, casual living; __________ are rules with great moral significance.
International crime
Crime that occurs across multiple borders is known as:
Is always more serious
"Crime" differs from "deviance" in that crime:
Learning the attitudes, values, and behaviors appropriate for members of a particular culture.
The process of socialization is best describe as:
Lower social integration
According to Emile Durkheim, a category of people with a higher suicide rate typically has:
Material culture
Cars, computers, and iPhones are all examples of which of the following?
Much of what passes for "common sense" in the United States turns out to be at least partly wrong.
The sociological perceptive reveals that:
Norms forbidding sexual relations of marriage between certain relatives.
One norm found everywhere is the incest taboo, which refers to:
Obey the commands of people viewed as legitimate authority figures, even if the behavior may harm another individual.
According to a study by Stanley Milgram, individuals will:
People living together who are linked by blood, marriage, or adoption.
The U.S Census Bureau defines the "family" as:
People see themselves as they think others see them.
When Cooley used the concept "looking glass self," he meant to say that:
What is the general term for a marriage in which an individual can have several husbands or wives at the same time?
A system of marriage that unites one man with two or more women is called:
W.E.B. DuBois claimed that ______ was the major problem facing the United States during the 20th century.
Random sample
Marital status, age, religious affiliation, can all serve as examples of a(n) _____ in a variable.
A research measure that provides consistent results is considered:
Secondary analysis
Which sociological research method saves the time and expense of data gathering, but the research has no control over possible data bias?
Social control
Every Society tries to regulate the behavior of individuals; this general process is called ________.
Social experience plays a crucial part in forming human personality.
If you were to put together the lesson learned from the cases of Anna, Isabelle, and Genie, you would correctly conclude that:
Social Inequality
A situation in which members of society have differing amounts of wealth, prestige or power.
Social issues
Using the sociological imagination, C. Wright Mills suggested that we transform our "personal troubles" into:
What concept refers to the lifelong social experience by which humans being develop their potential and learn culture.
Which discipline defines itself as "the systematic study of human society"?
Using which research method does a researcher ask subjects to respond to items in a questionnaire or an interview?
The creation of a global culture (globalization)
The flow of information around the world, the flow of goods from country to country, the flow of people from country to country all adds to what?
A statement of how and why specifiec facts are related is called a(n):
(T/F) Experiencing and unfamiliar culture can generate culture shock.
(T/F) In a random sample, each member of the entire population being studied has the same chance of being selected.
(T/F) The results of an interview may be influenced by the gender and race of the interviewer.
(T/F) The use of existing data and documents (secondary analysis) makes most historical research possible.
A measurable trait or characteristic that is subject to change under different conditions is a:
Victimless crime
Prostitution is widely regards as?
White-collar crime
Crime committed by persons of high social positions in the course of their occupations refers to:
Without social experience, a child is incapable of thought or meaningful action.
The tragic case of Anna, the isolated girl, shows that: