Study sets matching "sociology 101"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "sociology 101"

322 terms
Sociology 101
Sociological Imagination
Social Institution
Verstehen
Anomie
the ability to connect the most basic, intimate aspects of an…
a complex group of interdependent positions that, together, p…
German: understanding. The concept of forms the object of inq…
a sense of aimlessness or despair that arises when we can no…
Sociological Imagination
the ability to connect the most basic, intimate aspects of an…
Social Institution
a complex group of interdependent positions that, together, p…
SOCIOLOGY 101
sociological imagination
sociological perspective
macro-
micro-
C. Wright Mills ... This is "the realization that personal trou…
It is..."the belief that people's social backgrounds influenc…
Functionalism (macro) ... • Society is a complex system whose pa…
conflict theory ... -society is organized around the power and…
sociological imagination
C. Wright Mills ... This is "the realization that personal trou…
sociological perspective
It is..."the belief that people's social backgrounds influenc…
38 terms
Sociology 101
Sociology
Sociology examines...
Individualistic exp.
Sociological Imagination
the systematic study of human societies
...interpersonal, historical, organizational, cultural, and g…
tendency to attribute personal success and failure to their i…
ability to see impact of social forces on our lives
Sociology
the systematic study of human societies
Sociology examines...
...interpersonal, historical, organizational, cultural, and g…
82 terms
Sociology 101
Social interaction
Micro sociology
Civil Inattention
Agency
The process by which we act and react to those around us
The study of human behavior in contexts of fave to face inter…
The process whereby individuals in the same physical setting…
The ability to think and act and make choices independently
Social interaction
The process by which we act and react to those around us
Micro sociology
The study of human behavior in contexts of fave to face inter…
SOCIOLOGY 101
Sociology
Sociological Imagination
Who defined Sociological Imagination?
Science
Scientific study of social behavior in a group of human beings.
Awareness of the relationship between an individual and the w…
Wright Mills
Body of knowledge obtained by methods based on systemic obser…
Sociology
Scientific study of social behavior in a group of human beings.
Sociological Imagination
Awareness of the relationship between an individual and the w…
23 terms
Sociology 101
Auguste Comte
Harriet Martineau
Karl Marx
Max Weber
society is better understood by determining the logic of scie…
first to translate Comte's written works to english; one of t…
theory of historical materialism, which identifies class conf…
emphasis on subjectivity became a foundation of interpretive…
Auguste Comte
society is better understood by determining the logic of scie…
Harriet Martineau
first to translate Comte's written works to english; one of t…
44 terms
Sociology 101
sociology
altruistic suicide
anomic suicide
comparative method
systematic study of human societies
type of suicide that occurs where ties to the group or commun…
type of suicide that occurs when the structure of society is…
Research technique that compare existing official statistics…
sociology
systematic study of human societies
altruistic suicide
type of suicide that occurs where ties to the group or commun…
47 terms
Sociology 101
Lobbyist
emergent norm theory
nuclear family
capitalism
individual hired for the express purpose of influencing legis…
norms are not initially apparent, but emerge through a proces…
the "traditional" family: one man, one woman, two children
system in which private individuals and corporations own the…
Lobbyist
individual hired for the express purpose of influencing legis…
emergent norm theory
norms are not initially apparent, but emerge through a proces…
64 terms
Sociology 101
Sociology
Sociological Imagination
Private Troubles
Public Issues
The systematic study of the relationship between the individu…
An awareness of the relationship between who we are as indivi…
Obstacles that individuals face as individuals rather than as…
Obstacles that individuals in similar positions face; also re…
Sociology
The systematic study of the relationship between the individu…
Sociological Imagination
An awareness of the relationship between who we are as indivi…
101 terms
Sociology 101
Culture Shock
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Relativism
Laws
Confusion &n Disorientation when people encounter different c…
Evaluating other cultures according to your standards
Evaluate other cultures according to their standards
Rules enforced by power of state
Culture Shock
Confusion &n Disorientation when people encounter different c…
Ethnocentrism
Evaluating other cultures according to your standards
132 terms
Sociology 101 Exam 2
achieved status
ascribed status
bureaucracy
dramaturgy
a social position that we voluntarily attain, to a considerab…
a social position that is assigned to us from birth or that w…
a hierarchical administrative system with formal rules and pr…
an approach to the study of social interaction that uses the…
achieved status
a social position that we voluntarily attain, to a considerab…
ascribed status
a social position that is assigned to us from birth or that w…
141 terms
Sociology 101
Increase in the 20th century
For Chinese immigrants, one result of…
low income nations highest causes of d…
demographic of U.S. women likely to en…
quadrupled
all of the above
poverty, him
single with a child more likely to get a job
Increase in the 20th century
quadrupled
For Chinese immigrants, one result of…
all of the above
Sociology 101 test 2
Culture
culture
Ethnocentrism
Example of Ethnocentricism
"Everything that is socially learned and shared by members of…
is everything that a group of people share in common and have…
the practice of thinking your culture is superior and other c…
People in my culture drive cars to get where they want to go.…
Culture
"Everything that is socially learned and shared by members of…
culture
is everything that a group of people share in common and have…
78 terms
Sociology 101
Science
Natural science
Theory
Sociology
Observations methods based on systematic observations.
Physical features of nature and how they change.
Statements that seek to explain problems, actions, or behavio…
Scientific and social behavior in human groups.
Science
Observations methods based on systematic observations.
Natural science
Physical features of nature and how they change.
Sociology 101
Sociological Imagination
Social Institution
Verstehen
Anomie
the ability to connect the most basic, intimate aspects of an…
a complex group of interdependent positions that, together, p…
German: understanding. The concept of forms the object of inq…
a sense of aimlessness or despair that arises when we can no…
Sociological Imagination
the ability to connect the most basic, intimate aspects of an…
Social Institution
a complex group of interdependent positions that, together, p…
Sociology 101
Sociology is
The sociological perspective helps us…
It also encourages us to realize that…
Sociology also encourages us to see pe…
the systematic study of human society.
general social patterns in the... behavior of particular individ…
(traveling to a foreign land and coming... home).
Emile Durkheim's research showed that the suicide rate was st…
Sociology is
the systematic study of human society.
The sociological perspective helps us…
general social patterns in the... behavior of particular individ…
73 terms
Sociology 101
sociology
society
sociological perspective
Durkheim
scientific study of interactions between friends/associates/c…
group of people linked together by a common interest/goal/loc…
1. seeing the general in the particular... 2. seeing the strang…
3. seeing society in our everyday lives... Suicide (1897)
sociology
scientific study of interactions between friends/associates/c…
society
group of people linked together by a common interest/goal/loc…
50 terms
sociology 101
Social construction
Looking glass self
Dyad
Agents of Socialization
The process by which people creatively shape reality through…
an image of yourself based on what you believe others think o…
a social group with two members
Family (most important); TV/media (growing in importance); fr…
Social construction
The process by which people creatively shape reality through…
Looking glass self
an image of yourself based on what you believe others think o…
Sociology 101
Race
Socially Constructed Reality
Collective agreement
Imposition
a category of people that have been singled out as inferior o…
no biological bases among groups/ race... 1.Collective agreement…
people agree and accept ideas
throughout history defined by members of dominant group to ma…
Race
a category of people that have been singled out as inferior o…
Socially Constructed Reality
no biological bases among groups/ race... 1.Collective agreement…
18 terms
Sociology 101
Nature vs. nurture debata
Socialization
Feral Children
Self
The ongoing discussion of the respective roles of the genetic…
The process of learning and interlizing the values, beliefs,…
In myth and rare real-world cases, children who have little h…
The individual's conscious.
Nature vs. nurture debata
The ongoing discussion of the respective roles of the genetic…
Socialization
The process of learning and interlizing the values, beliefs,…
Sociology101
Colonial Settlement
Colonialism
Diaspora
Social Identity
There are 3 types of settlement limited, sizeable and mass. I…
The control of a specific territory by a non-indigenous peopl…
The multidirectional dispersal of peoples from their homeland…
Our understanding of who we are and of who other people are a…
Colonial Settlement
There are 3 types of settlement limited, sizeable and mass. I…
Colonialism
The control of a specific territory by a non-indigenous peopl…
Sociology 101
Social science
5 social sciences
Sociology
Payoffs of the scientific method
When scientific methods are employed in studying human behavior
Economics • political science • anthropolgy • sociology • phs…
The scientific study of interactions and relations among huma…
• The information you gather is more accurate, empirical, and…
Social science
When scientific methods are employed in studying human behavior
5 social sciences
Economics • political science • anthropolgy • sociology • phs…
118 terms
Sociology 101
triad
dyad
street crime
role conflict
group of three
group of two
crime committed in public often with violence, gangs, poverty
tension caused by two thing clashing together
triad
group of three
dyad
group of two
Sociology 101
Socialization
Personality
Eros
Thanatos
the lifelong social experience by which people develop their…
Ex: Rational people, Mean People, Intelligent people, Determi…
*Sigmund Freud... Ex: A babies love for attention.
*Sigmund Freud... Ex: A babies aggressive want for food.
Socialization
the lifelong social experience by which people develop their…
Personality
Ex: Rational people, Mean People, Intelligent people, Determi…
213 terms
sociology 101
Social structure:
Social construction:
Socialization:
Social facts:
the underlying regularities or patterns in how people behave…
an idea or practice that a group of people agree exists and t…
the social processes through which children develop an awaren…
aspects of social life that shape our actions as individuals,…
Social structure:
the underlying regularities or patterns in how people behave…
Social construction:
an idea or practice that a group of people agree exists and t…
160 terms
Sociology 101
Sociology
Sociologists
Emile Durkheim
Psychology
the scientific study of society and human behavior
People who study sociology, (postindustrial and industrialize…
used scientific method to study social behavior, division of…
focuses on individual behavior rather than group behavior
Sociology
the scientific study of society and human behavior
Sociologists
People who study sociology, (postindustrial and industrialize…
sociology 101
sociology
sociological perspective
Charles Wright Mills
personal troubles
the systematic study of human groups and their interactions
a view of society based on the dynamic relationships between…
suggested that people that people who do not, or cannot, reco…
personal challenges that require individual solutions
sociology
the systematic study of human groups and their interactions
sociological perspective
a view of society based on the dynamic relationships between…
171 terms
Sociology 101
Theory
Auguste Comte
Herbert Spencer
Harriet Martineau
Set of statements that seek to explain problems, actions or b…
Stated that sociology needed to be treated like any other sci…
Believed in evolution and coined the term "survival of the fi…
Social activist that traveled the United States and wrote abo…
Theory
Set of statements that seek to explain problems, actions or b…
Auguste Comte
Stated that sociology needed to be treated like any other sci…
sociology 101
sociological imagination
symbolic interactionism
manifest functions
latent functions
the application of imaginative thought to the asking and answ…
a theoretical approach in sociology developed by George Herbe…
the functions of a particular social activity that are known…
functional consequences that are not intended or recognized b…
sociological imagination
the application of imaginative thought to the asking and answ…
symbolic interactionism
a theoretical approach in sociology developed by George Herbe…
66 terms
Sociology 101
Achieved Status
Ascribed Status
Coalition
Dyad
social position acquired through our own efforts or accomplis…
social position acquired at birth or taken on involuntarily l…
subgroup of a triad formed when 2 members unite against the t…
Group consisting of 2 people
Achieved Status
social position acquired through our own efforts or accomplis…
Ascribed Status
social position acquired at birth or taken on involuntarily l…
64 terms
Sociology 101
Sociology
Sociological Imagination
Private Troubles
Public Issues
The systematic study of the relationship between the individu…
An awareness of the relationship between who we are as indivi…
Obstacles that individuals face as individuals rather than as…
Obstacles that individuals in similar positions face; also re…
Sociology
The systematic study of the relationship between the individu…
Sociological Imagination
An awareness of the relationship between who we are as indivi…
129 terms
SOCIOLOGY 101
sociological imagination
sociological perspective
macro-
micro-
C. Wright Mills ... This is "the realization that personal trou…
It is..."the belief that people's social backgrounds influenc…
Functionalism (macro) ... • Society is a complex system whose pa…
conflict theory ... -society is organized around the power and…
sociological imagination
C. Wright Mills ... This is "the realization that personal trou…
sociological perspective
It is..."the belief that people's social backgrounds influenc…
50 terms
Sociology 101
Functionalism
normal state
abnormal state (pathological state)
Latent functions
Soc theory: ... Society is a whole unit comprised of interrelate…
in fucntionalism, when all parts of society fulfill their fun…
when parts of society are not fulfilling functions
functions that are not specifically stated; ... unintentional fu…
Functionalism
Soc theory: ... Society is a whole unit comprised of interrelate…
normal state
in fucntionalism, when all parts of society fulfill their fun…
Sociology 101
What is sociology?
The Sociological Six
Ideological
Social imagination quote
the scientific study of human behavior in society
1. biography 2. history 3. social interactions 4. culture 5.…
ability to convince people that you're right
placing yourself at "the intersection of biography, history,…
What is sociology?
the scientific study of human behavior in society
The Sociological Six
1. biography 2. history 3. social interactions 4. culture 5.…
62 terms
Sociology 101
Sociological Imagination
Social Construction
Socialization
Ethnography
Defined by C. Wright Mills, it is the ability to see the rela…
A perception of reality based off of assumptions derived from…
Individuals are made members of a society through an interact…
A description of a certain groups of people's culture that is…
Sociological Imagination
Defined by C. Wright Mills, it is the ability to see the rela…
Social Construction
A perception of reality based off of assumptions derived from…
84 terms
Sociology 101
Sociology's objective
Components of Sociology's objective
Primary Group
Large Scale Organizations
stresses collective influences ... on thought & behavior
Groups and classes/categories
characterized by face to face interactions, and governed by u…
governed by formal or written rules to minimized face to face…
Sociology's objective
stresses collective influences ... on thought & behavior
Components of Sociology's objective
Groups and classes/categories
Sociology 101
Positivism
Interpretivism
Qualitative Methods
Ethnography
uses logic of the natural sciences by distancing ourselves fr…
goal is to understand how people make sense of their social r…
analyze words/symbols
study in which the researcher enters the life of those being…
Positivism
uses logic of the natural sciences by distancing ourselves fr…
Interpretivism
goal is to understand how people make sense of their social r…
74 terms
Sociology 101
Comte
Positivism
Comte's stages
Martineau
founder of sociology. positivism.religion as binding force. s…
using scientific method to study social life. akin to physics…
theological, metaphysical, scientific
woman. wrote first methods book. early feminist.
Comte
founder of sociology. positivism.religion as binding force. s…
Positivism
using scientific method to study social life. akin to physics…
Sociology 101
What is sociology?/ what do sociologis…
Durkheim's suicide study
Four Political Parties
Symbolic Interaction
Studies interactions between people as individuals, groups an…
1. Anomic = feel extremely detached from their community. The…
Libertarians: advocate freedom and responsibility. Oppose gov…
Nature of Society: Society is marked by ongoing interactions…
What is sociology?/ what do sociologis…
Studies interactions between people as individuals, groups an…
Durkheim's suicide study
1. Anomic = feel extremely detached from their community. The…
Sociology 101
Theory
Auguste Comte
Herbert Spencer
Harriet Martineau
Set of statements that seek to explain problems, actions or b…
Stated that sociology needed to be treated like any other sci…
Believed in evolution and coined the term "survival of the fi…
Social activist that traveled the United States and wrote abo…
Theory
Set of statements that seek to explain problems, actions or b…
Auguste Comte
Stated that sociology needed to be treated like any other sci…
61 terms
Sociology 101
Mills, "The Promise"
Sidel, "The Enemy Within: The Demoniza…
Harris, "India's Sacred Cow"
Goffman, "The Presentation of Self in…
How society affects people, formation of society... Nurture- lea…
How society, race, gender, and social class interact with poo…
Religious importance, order, rules, culture... Nurture- learned…
Individuals in the presence of others... Nurture- learned behavi…
Mills, "The Promise"
How society affects people, formation of society... Nurture- lea…
Sidel, "The Enemy Within: The Demoniza…
How society, race, gender, and social class interact with poo…
5 terms
sociology 101
According to sociologists, _ is develo…
According to the research of Craig Han…
Which of the following best defines th…
Ron decides to go to the same college…
the self; the looking-glass self
social isolation
social control exercised by commonsense understandings of wha…
significant other
According to sociologists, _ is develo…
the self; the looking-glass self
According to the research of Craig Han…
social isolation
Sociology 101
culture of poverty
recidivism
cultural deprivation
primary deviance
poor are qualitatively different in values and lifestyles fro…
re-involvement in crime
implies that culture of another group is not only deficient b…
original illegal act preceding the successful application of…
culture of poverty
poor are qualitatively different in values and lifestyles fro…
recidivism
re-involvement in crime
101 terms
Sociology 101
Culture Shock
Ethnocentrism
Cultural Relativism
Laws
Confusion &n Disorientation when people encounter different c…
Evaluating other cultures according to your standards
Evaluate other cultures according to their standards
Rules enforced by power of state
Culture Shock
Confusion &n Disorientation when people encounter different c…
Ethnocentrism
Evaluating other cultures according to your standards
Sociology 101
sovereignty
Authority
Social
Civil
The notion that a government possesses authority over an area…
The term that refers to the legitimate use of power is _____.
Of the types of rights associated with the growth of citizens…
Of the types of rights associated with growth of individuals…
sovereignty
The notion that a government possesses authority over an area…
Authority
The term that refers to the legitimate use of power is _____.
27 terms
SOCIOLOGY 101
Six Elements of Culture
Material Culture
Symbols
Language
Matierial Culture, Symbols, Language, Rituals, Norms, Values
things people make and use in physical environment
anything that carries additional meaning
Transmits culture to new members
Six Elements of Culture
Matierial Culture, Symbols, Language, Rituals, Norms, Values
Material Culture
things people make and use in physical environment
sociology 101
sociology perspective (sociological im…
what holds society together
sociology/sociologist
social structure
we understand ourselves through the way others act towards us…
gemeinschaft, gessellschaft, mechanical solidarity, organic s…
the study of the social interactions of an individual
the framework of society that surrounds us; ways that groups…
sociology perspective (sociological im…
we understand ourselves through the way others act towards us…
what holds society together
gemeinschaft, gessellschaft, mechanical solidarity, organic s…
Sociology 101
2 key factors in sociology
anthropological diversity
historical transformation
illusory freedom
-anthropological diversity... -historical context
whatever we perceive as a norm is perceived differently acros…
whatever we perceive as a norm today used to be perceived dif…
believing one is completely in control of their fate; we are…
2 key factors in sociology
-anthropological diversity... -historical context
anthropological diversity
whatever we perceive as a norm is perceived differently acros…
Sociology 101
Family/Marriage
Education
Globalization
Soda
Which social institution meets the need to regulate sexual be…
Which social institution trains new members to fill work role…
The lifestyles of people in different societies are becoming…
According to Marion Nestle, what is the primary beverage cons…
Family/Marriage
Which social institution meets the need to regulate sexual be…
Education
Which social institution trains new members to fill work role…
Sociology 101
sociology
C. Wright Mills
"make the familiar strange"
demand side vs. supply side economics…
structural phenomena, social currents, sociological perspective
hoped to connect our personal experiences to society at large…
to question habits/customs that seem natural to us
-relative absence of other avenues of wealth/status -minoriti…
sociology
structural phenomena, social currents, sociological perspective
C. Wright Mills
hoped to connect our personal experiences to society at large…
1 of 10