Sociology

Sociology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Sociology

Quiz 1 :

What Is Sociology

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The following is not an example of a possible social fact
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Some microsociologists use ________ to explain social phenomena, based on the premise that people experience rewards and punishments through their interactions with others, and thus, mutually shape each other's behaviour.
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Anomic suicides are likely to be found in societies marked by
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According to Auguste Comte, the development of sociology as a discipline was made possible by:
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________ suicides are found in societies marked by insufficient regulations, a condition that might arise in times of extensive or rapid social change.
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According to the functionalist perspective, occasional, temporary, and minor problems in society are called ________.
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Credited by some as the founder of sociology ________ ________ saw sociology as both a religion and a science.
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Durkheim maintained that ________ links, found more frequently in some groups than in others, act as buffers against suicide.
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________ approaches in sociology often mix different sociological perspectives, with the exception of functionalism.
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________ is the study of social behaviour and relationships.
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Conflict theory suggests that ________ holds a society together.
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________ argued that although Canada may be an ethnic and cultural mosaic, it is an unequal or vertically stratified one.
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Suppose that a young woman belonging to a self-segregated religious sect fell in love and wanted to marry an individual outside the group. Suppose further that intense social pressures not to marry outside the group were brought to bear upon this woman by other group members. These pressures were so intense that she felt that she was trapped and that she had no alternatives. Finally, suppose this woman resolved her situation by suicide. What type of suicide would this be?
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________ argued that contemporary society is held together by capitalist domination.
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The general position of ________ is that if something persists in society, especially in spite of widespread disapproval, it is because that particular social arrangement somehow benefits society.
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Although some sociology existed prior to the eighteenth century, the French and ________ Revolutions kindled its modern development.
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Durkheim called the social sources of behaviour ________.
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McLuhan proposed the important original idea that changes in the dominant ________ of communication affected political, social and cultural change in human history.
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________ claim that unlike other animals, humans think and interact on the basis of information encoded in strings of symbols.
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In the functionalist perspective the natural state of a society is ________, a stability based on a balance among parts and consensus.
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