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Introduction to Sociology Study Set 2

Sociology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Sociology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Sociology

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Consider a society in which anyone is allowed to go to any school they can qualify and pay for. A young adult wishes to go to a costly private university but cannot afford the cost of tuition. This would be an example of the concept of __________.
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The significance of a sociological imagination is that:
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According to Émile Durkheim, sociologists must study social facts, which are:
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A child's father is likely to tell the child to "say thank-you" when the child receives a gift. This is an example of:
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We can say that something is socially constructed when it occurs through:
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What should knowledge of society be based on, according to Auguste Comte?
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The norms, beliefs, and values that we learn through socialization make __________ possible.
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The idea of a sociological imagination originated with:
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Sociologists recognize that when a group of people agree on an idea or practice, it becomes a taken-for-granted reality. This is called __________.
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In their 2002 study comparing the average yearly income of students who had been admitted to and attended an Ivy League college with the average yearly income of students who had been admitted to but did not attend an Ivy League college, Alan Krueger and Stacy Dale found that:
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Early sociological theorists often differed in their analyses of social behavior and social institutions. Nevertheless, Auguste Comte, Émile Durkheim, Karl Marx, and Max Weber strove to explain the new relationships that emerged as an outgrowth of the:
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According to Émile Durkheim, societies must have organic solidarity based on cooperation and a general agreement on basic values and customs in order to:
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According to the sociological perspective, people's behavior is:
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Which of the following social thinkers argued that it is preferable for social development to come from individual achievement rather than assistance from the state?
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Organic solidarity is:
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Sociologists often observe individual people's behavior, even though they are typically these observations for how they reveal patterns or regularities of social behaviors beyond the individuals themselves. This relates to sociology's focus on ___________.
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Which sociological theorist first used the word sociology to describe the science that seeks to understand human behavior?
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When sociologists visit college campuses, they witness a variety of behaviors and social relationships that are not necessarily immediately apparent to the members of the college community because this community is unlikely to be focusing on how the college context connects to the larger social framework. The ability to interpret all the events taking place within the campus context is referred to as:
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The way in which social structure limits the range of activities and opportunities in individuals' lives is called:
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Which sociologist argued that social factors exert a fundamental influence on suicidal behavior?
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