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If you were trying to measure the social class of people, you would have to keep in mind that...
it is necessary to specify exactly what you are measuring
U.S. sociologist who pointed out manifest funtions and latent functions of social patterns...
What illustrates/examplifies a micro-level focus?
Two passengers on an airplane getting to know one another
In his study of prison behavior, Phillip Zimbardo was trying to learn...
if prisons themselves create violence
C. Wright Mills pointed out that sociological awareness tends to be more widespread...
in times of social crisis
Social-conflict approach that deals with inequality between women and men?
Feminism and the gender-conflict approach`
Distinction between high culture and pop culture is based mostly on...
Social standing of the people who display the cultural pattern
Culture acts as a constraint on human freedom because...
Much culture is a habit, and repeated again and again
Contribution of schooling to the socialization process
exposing children to peope whose background differ from their own
The case of Anna and Genie provides strong evidence that...
Social experience has a crucial role in forming human personality
Mead would agree that your _______ may change after a major change such as winning the lottery, or becoming famous...
Refers to a powerful and negative lavel that changes a persons self-concept and social identity...
Sutherland states that white-collar crime is usually settled in...
civil, rather than criminal court
Basic idea behind labeling theory...
Deviance arises not so much by what people do, but how others respond
The value of psychological theories of deviance is limited b/c
most people who commit crimes have "normal" personalities
Differential association theoryindicated that the amount of contact...
a person has with with others who encourage or discourage the behavior in question
Refers to upward or downward social mobility of children in relation to their parents.
In agrarian societies, which dimension of social inequality has the greatest importanct?
Social prestige or honor
The wealthiest 1% of the rich families in the U.S. control which percent of privately held wealth?
Gena and Mark are married and have a relatively low social standing. We would expect them to...
engage in different everyday activities
Modernization thoery claims that main causes of poverty include...
traditional culture and lack of advanced technology
In poor countries, the disadvantages poor women face relative to men are:
greater than in rich countries
The text explains that slavery...
is still found in Africa, Middle East, and Asian low-income nations
Type of slavery in which employers hold workers by paying them too little to cover their debts...
Modernization theory is more concerned with______. Dependancy theory is more concerned with______
Production of wealth, distribution of wealth
Colonialism occurs when...
some nations enrich themselves through economic and political control of other nations
Point of describing gender in Israeli kibutzin...
to show that cultures define gender in different ways
Beauty myth refers to the idea that...
women learn to measure their important in terms of their physical appearance
Institutional prejudice & discrimination refers to...
bias built into the operatio of our societies instituions
minirity is defined as a category of people who...
are different in some visible way and socially disadvantaged
Based on Scapegoat theory, you would conclude that prejudice is caused by...
frustration among people who are disadvantaged themselves
Multiculturalists oppose the goal of assimilation because...
it implies that minorities are the ones that need to change
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