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Key Sociology Theorists Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following statements concerning Karl Marx and his works and ideas are true, EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. In a hunter/gatherer society:

Question 3 3. According to sociologist Charles Horton Cooley, it is through _____ that we begin to develop a sense of self.

Question 4 4. This sociologist believed that sociologists should not only study the issues surrounding society, but also do something about them. S/he also implemented an observational method of research.

Question 5 5. This sociologist viewed society through the symbolic interaction perspective, which looks at the normal, everyday behavior and interactions between individuals to understand society.

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Question 6 6. All of the following are society types identified by Gerhard Lenski EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. A _____ is an organization with a well-defined formal hierarchy and chain of command, with competence rather than personality as the basis for job appointment.

Question 8 8. This sociologist believed that knowledge was the crucial element to social change, and that it is the job of social scientists to connect individual problems with greater social issues in order to create changes that would solve these problems.

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements best describes post-modern society?

Question 10 10. This sociologist developed a theory of self referred to as the looking glass self, which basically states that our self-image comes from both our own self-reflection and what others think of us.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements best describes what the dramaturgical approach is?

Question 12 12. W.E.B. Du Bois developed the idea of _____, which explained what it was like for black people living in a white world.

Question 13 13. This sociologist used Darwin's theory of evolution to explain how society was comparable to a living organism that evolves and changes over time.

Question 14 14. This sociologist developed the functional perspective theory of society, which views society as an organism with various parts that each have a function to perform.

Question 15 15. _____ is when a large population is divided into smaller structural units and there's a high level of interdependence among individuals and structures.

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Question 16 16. According to Karl Marx, _____ was the deciding principle of social life.

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