Essentials of Sociology Study Set 5

Sociology

Quiz 1 :

Sociology: Theory and Method

Quiz 1 :

Sociology: Theory and Method

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When Juan drinks his morning coffee,he thinks about its production in Colombia,its transportation through many countries,the taxes and tariffs applied for international commerce,and the diverse array of social relations behind his drink.According to the textbook,one might say that Juan is using a ________ perspective.
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In America,obesity has emerged as a major public health concern.How might a sociologist using the "sociological imagination" examine obesity among teenagers?
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What is the concept that sociologists use to understand the economic,political,and social interconnectedness of individuals throughout the world?
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Which phrase best represents the beliefs of Herbert Spencer?
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At the height of the most developed traditional civilizations,such as ancient Rome or preindustrial China,
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Sociologists recognize that "personal" troubles,if occurring in patterned ways and to large numbers of individuals,reflect
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According to August Comte,what is the proper role of sociology?
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Sociology was founded by thinkers who sought to understand the initial impact of transformations that accompanied
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________ invented the word sociology.
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Parents living in Boston noticed that many of their adolescent children regularly became distressed in early September.Based on what you know about adolescent suicides in the United States and Japan,sociologists might attempt to understand this phenomenon by looking into what?
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________ refers to how human societies are reconstructed at every moment by the very "building blocks" that compose them-human beings.
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Kevon believes that society should be looked at like a body,with each of the parts necessary to the functioning of the whole.His ideas most closely mirror those of which theorist?
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According to the textbook,________ involve(s)constructing abstract interpretations that can be used to explain a wide variety of situations.
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Émile Durkheim believed that for a society to function and persist over time,its specialized institutions must work in harmony with each other and function as an integrated whole.He referred to this as
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Which question about the transformations that accompanied industrialization in West would a sociologist be MOST likely to explore?
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Jenna and her family lose their home because her parents can no longer pay the mortgage during a time of economic crisis when foreclosures have become a common feature of her country.Jenna would be using a sociological imagination to think about this if she were to
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According to ________,sociology must study social facts-aspects of social life that shape our actions as individuals-in order to become a science.
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Which of the following statements related to the development of sociology is most accurate?
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Tori's father loses his job during a time of economic crisis when many people are losing their jobs.Her mother is a skilled daycare worker with years of experience,but like many daycare workers,she cannot find any jobs that pay well.Sociologists would likely see the struggle of Tori's parents as
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Women began entering the workforce in larger numbers in the United States until it eventually became normal,altering women's structural place in society.This is an example of
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