Sociologists use the term ____ to describe the order established in social groups at any level.
____ are established and organized systems of social behavior with recognized purposes and objectives.
Which of the following is not considered a universal need of all societies?
replacement at the membership
Which term is used by sociologists to refer to any of the full range of socially defined positions often containing same amount of power or prestige?
College students are expected to attend class, take exams, and pass their course. This is defined as a ____.
One;s master status ____.
-Dominates the persons identity
-May be imposed by others
-Is sometimes defined by oneself
In Gerhard Lenski's view, social organization is highly dependent on its level of ______.
Which of the following can be defined as the long term trends in societies resulting from the interplay of continuity, innovation, and selection?
A society that is primarily concerned with providing services rather than manufacturing them is a (an) _____.
In a triad, when two of the people are interacting and form a dyad, the sociological third person is ____.
The sociological term for a set of links between individuals or between other social group is?
Which of the following is not a type of formal organization discussed in class?
The classic sociological theorist who first noted and described the characteristics of bureaucracy using the concept of ideal type was _____.
What term do sociologists use to refer to the flow of content across multiple media and the accompanying migration of media audiences?
Which sociological perspective would likely contend that the role of the mass media is to provide socialization and enforce social norms through public events?
The function of media advertising is to support the economy, provide information about products, and underwrite media associated with ____.
Promotion of consumption
Which sociological perspective would be most likely to emphasize that the mass media mirrors the many divisions and divisions and disparities in our society?
The process by which a relatively small number of people control what eventually reaches the audience is referred to as ____.