Intro To Sociology

21 Questions  I  By Dlsterling on December 19, 2010
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1.  The theoretical approach in sociology that assumes society is a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability is the:           
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2.  According to Emile Durkheim, a category of people with a higher suicide rate typically has:         
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3.  Societies around the world are more interconnected than ever before.
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4.  Which discipline defines itself as “the systematic study of human society”?           
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5.  _____ is a way of understanding the world based on science.               
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6.  Sociology is defined as the systematic study of human society.
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7.  The sociological perspective helps us recognize that the lives of individuals are shaped by the forces of society. Explain, in a short essay, how the sociological perspective reveals “the general in the particular." To illustrate, explain how society plays a part in your own decision to attend college
8.  The "framework for building theory that sees society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change" is the           
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9.  Who is considered the father of sociology?
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10.  C. Wright Mills claimed that the "sociological imagination" transformed:                        
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11.  C. Wright Mills claimed that, most of the time, people were responsible for theirown problems
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12.  Peter Berger described using the sociological perspective as seeing the ______ in the _______.         
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13.  Revolutionary changes in European societies sparked the development of sociology
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14.  The major goal of sociology’s pioneers, including Comte and Durkheim, was:          
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15.  Which theoretical approach claims that it is not so much what people do that matters as much as what meaning they attach to their behavior?           
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16.  Which of the following is a reason that it is important to understand the world beyond our own borders?           
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17.  According to sociologists, human behavior reflects our personal "free will."
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18.  The term “sociology” was coined in 1838 by:           
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19.  Comte described the earliest human societies as being at which stage of societal development?           
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20.  Learning more sociology helps us to:           
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21.  Which of the following historical changes is among the factors that stimulated the development of sociology as a discipline?      
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