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  1. Folkway
  2. Peter Principle
  3. Sociological Imagination
  4. Funcionalist Perspective
  5. Karl Marx
  1. a Being promoted to a level of being incompetant.
  2. b A norm governing everyday behavior whose violation raises comparatively little concern
  3. c founder of modern communism; He was responsible for the prespective Conflict
  4. d Emphasizes the way in which the parts of a society are structured to maintain its stability.
  5. e An awareness of the relationship between an individual and the wider society, both today and in the past

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. He advanced the belief that we learn who we are by interacting with others
  2. a research method in which investigators systematically observe people while joining them in their routine activities
  3. A social position that a person attains largely through his or her own efforts
  4. A common practice or belief found in every culture
  5. A person's social position assigned to a person by society without regard for the person's unique talents or characteristics

5 True/False questions

  1. Auguste ComteCoined the term "sociology" Once the word was coined people had the responsiblity to make the word better; He lived in the 19th century


  2. Culture ShockThe feeling of suprise and disoreintation that people experience when they encounter cultural practices that are different from their own.


  3. Formal Organizationsaffects the overall cultural practices of a society; it also shapes the image that we hold or oursleves


  4. Interationist PerspectiveMedia shapes day-to-day social behavior. Consumes time. Babysits kids. New forms of Communication


  5. Mcdonaldization of America*Efficiency - the optimal method for accomplishing a task.
    *Calculability - objective should be quantifiable (e.g., sales) rather than subjective (e.g., taste).
    *Predictability - standardized and uniform services. "Predictability" means that no matter where a person goes, they will receive the same service and receive the same product every time when interacting with the McDonaldized organization.
    *Control - standardized and uniform employees, replacement of human by non-human technologies