Midterm Examination Socscie 1 Michael R. Dupal-ag

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  • 1. 
    1.       An act or object that has come to be socially accepted as standing for something else.
  • 2. 
    1.       Learned patterns for thinking, Feeling, and acting that are transmitted from one generation to the next.
  • 3. 
    1.       Norms which do not exact stringent conformity.
  • 4. 
    1.       Physical artifacts created by members of a society.
  • 5. 
    1.       A social rule that specifies appropriate and inappropriate behavior in given situations.
  • 6. 
    1.       Norms which exact strict conformity.
  • 7. 
    1.       Abstract creations  like values, beliefs, symbols, norms, customs, and institutional arrangements created by the members of society.
  • 8. 
    The view that different languages conceptualize the world of experience differently
  • 9. 
    1.       Norms which are enforced by a special political organization with the right to employ force.
  • 10. 
    1.       A group of people who live within the same territory and  share a culture.
  • 11. 
    1.       Broad, shared ideas regarding what is desirable, correct, and good.
  • 12. 
    1.       A social structured system of sounds patterns ( words and sentences) with the specific and arbitrary meanings.
  • 13. 
    1.       A value free approach that views people from the perspective of their own culture.
  • 14. 
    1.       A subculture at odds with the ways of the larger society.
  • 15. 
    1.       The tendency to judge other groups by the standards of one’s own culture.
  • 16. 
    1.       The expectations of a single role are incompatible.
  • 17. 
    1.       The interviewing of peoples interactions and relationships in recurrent and stable patterns.
  • 18. 
    The actual behavior of the person who occupies a status
  • 19. 
    1.       The multiple roles associated with a single status.
  • 20. 
    1.       A key status that carries primary weight in a person’s interactions with others.
  • 21. 
    1.       Two or more people who share a feeling of unity and are bound together in stable patterns of social interactions.
  • 22. 
    1.       Individuals are confronted with conflicting expectations stemming from simultaneously occupying two or more statuses.
  • 23. 
    1.       A collection of people who share characteristics that is deemed to be of social significance.
  • 24. 
    1.       The principal instrument whereby the essential tasks of social living re organized, directed, and executed.
  • 25. 
    1.       Expectation that defines the behavior which people view as appropriate for the occupant of a status.
  • 26. 
    1.       A collection of anonymous individuals who are in one place at the same time.
  • 27. 
    1.       Actions that we can legitimately insist others perform.
  • 28. 
    1.       A set of assumption and interrelated concepts for depicting the world.
  • 29. 
    1.       A set of elements that meaning derives from social interaction in daily life.
  • 30. 
    1.       The consequences that are intended and recognized by the participants in a system.
  • 31. 
    1.       The observed consequences that permit the adaptations of system.
  • 32. 
    1.       Consequences that are neither intended nor recognized by the participants in a system.
  • 33. 
    1.       The members of a group participate in the main culture while sharing in another culture.
  • 34. 
  • 35. 
    1.       A collection of anonymous individuals who are in one place at the same time.
  • 36. 
    1.       What is the significance of Hellen Keller’s experience for understanding the part that symbols play in everyday life?
  • 37. 
    1.       What are the criticism of the linguistics relativity hypotheses?
  • 38. 
    1.       Why are some aspects of social life – cultural universals – found in all known socities?
  • 39. 
    1.       Identify ways in which ethnocentrism may have contributed to global violence during your lifetime. How might acceptance of cultural relativism contribute to the resolution of international conflicts? Give examples.
  • 40. 
    1.       How do each of the concepts in the following sets relate? a.      Norm – value – symbol b.      Status – role – role set c.       Group – institution – society