Sociology - Early Theorists

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Demonstrate the ability to identify the contexts and theories of early thinkers in sociological field.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Émile Durkheim was born and dead by: [Fill in the blank the names of theorists next to the years]
    • A. 

      1818 - 1883

    • B. 

      1863 - 1931

    • C. 

      1798 - 1857

    • D. 

      1858 - 1917

    • E. 

      1864 - 1920

  • 2. 
    Who insisted on studying sociology as facts/ things:
    • A. 

      Durkheim and Comte

    • B. 

      Marx and Durkheim

    • C. 

      Weber and Mead

    • D. 

      Weber and Durkheim

    • E. 

      Marx and Weber

  • 3. 
    What was Durkheim interested in?
    • A. 

      Specialization replaced religion as the basis of social cohesion

    • B. 

      Sympathetic understanding

    • C. 

      Life is a drama with front stage vs. back stage behavior

    • D. 

      Suicide rate in Protestant and Catholic people

    • E. 

      Bureaucracy

  • 4. 
    Three types of symbolic interactionism built by George Mead are:
  • 5. 
    Theorists who held the theory that "ideas and values change the society":
    • A. 

      Émile Durkheim

    • B. 

      Karl Marx

    • C. 

      Herbert Mead

    • D. 

      Max Weber

    • E. 

      Auguste Comte

  • 6. 
    As for doing sociology research, participant observation was applied by
    • A. 

      Durkheim

    • B. 

      Mead

    • C. 

      Comte

    • D. 

      Weber

  • 7. 
    Functionalism is observing the specific function of a certain phenomenon, which builds on:
    • A. 

      Comte

    • B. 

      Mead

    • C. 

      Durkheim

    • D. 

      Weber

    • E. 

      Marx

  • 8. 
    This school of concept builds on Weber and Mead theories:
  • 9. 
    Conflict theory builds on Marx focuses on "ideology and the power based on material". Critical sociologists study:
  • 10. 
    Functionalism also builds on later theorists like:
    • A. 

      Ludwig Gumplovicz

    • B. 

      Talcott Parsons

    • C. 

      George Fitzhugh

    • D. 

      Auguste Comte

    • E. 

      Robert Merton

  • 11. 
    There are 3 types of research designs:
    • A. 

      Ethnography

    • B. 

      Sheer observation

    • C. 

      Survey

    • D. 

      Phone Interview

    • E. 

      Experiment