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  • 1
    What might a sociologist say about people's selection of marriage partners?
  • 2
    Three campus roommates are talking about why they are in university. A sociological view of going to university highlights the effect of:
  • 3
    According to Emile Durkheim, a category of people with a higher suicide rate typically has:

  • 4
    Following the thinking of C. Wright Mills, we would have expected the sociological imagination to be more widespread:
  • 5
    C. Wright Mills claimed that the "sociological imagination" transformed:
  • 6
    Which of the following is a reason that it is important to understand the world beyond our
    own borders?

  • 7
    Making use of the sociological perspective encourages:
  • 8
    Which of the following historical changes is among the factors that stimulated the development of sociology as a discipline?
  • 9
    Who said “the medium is the message”?
  • 10
    Which theoretical approach was used by early sociologists Auguste Comte and Emile Durkheim?

  • 11
    Identify the three sociologists who played a part in the development of sociology’s structural-functional approach.
  • 12
    Who was the sociologist who distinguished between the manifest functions and the latent functions of social patterns?
  • 13
    Which of the following is an accurate criticism of the structural-functional approach?
  • 14
    Using the social-conflict approach, a sociologist might highlight which of the
  • 15
    The social-conflict approach sometimes receives criticism for:
  • 16
    Science can be defined as:

  • 17
    Interpretive sociology is sociology that:
  • 18
    Which of the following statements about critical (conflict) sociology is true?
  • 19
    The birth of the discipline of sociology took place during the development of which type of society?
  • 20
    Industrialization changes societies in many ways. All of the following except for one are changes brought on by industrialization. Which is NOT such a change?

  • 21
    Karl Marx believed that the industrial-capitalist system was:
  • 22
    Karl Marx argued that the dominant social institution is:
  • 23
    As the suffering of workers became worse, Marx predicted that they would:
  • 24
    Which of the following is involved when a plant supervisor wishes to be a good friend and confidant to the workers but must remain distant to rate the workers’ performances?
  • 25
    Garfinkel’s research, called ethno methodology, involves:
  • 26
    The study of social interaction in terms of theatrical performance is referred to as:

  • 27
    What does the term "presentation of self" mean?
  • 28
    According to Erving Goffman, people usually make efforts to _____ their intentions.
  • 29
    Which concept refers to attitudes and activities that a society links to people of each sex?
  • 30
    Where would you look in Canadian schools to find courses in which men outnumber women?

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