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Question 11.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 22.All of the following statements concerning Karl Marx and his works and ideas are true, EXCEPT:
Question 33.According to Karl Marx, _____ was the deciding principle of social life.
Question 44.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 55.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 66.Which of the following statements best describes post-modern society?
Question 77.All of the following are society types identified by Gerhard Lenski EXCEPT:
Question 88.Which of the following statements best describes what the dramaturgical approach is?
Question 99.This sociologist viewed society through the symbolic interaction perspective, which looks at the normal, everyday behavior and interactions between individuals to understand society.
Question 1010._____ is when a large population is divided into smaller structural units and there's a high level of interdependence among individuals and structures.
Question 1111.W.E.B. Du Bois developed the idea of _____, which explained what it was like for black people living in a white world.
Question 1212.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 1313.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 1414.According to sociologist Charles Horton Cooley, it is through _____ that we begin to develop a sense of self.
Question 1515.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.
Question 1616.In a hunter/gatherer society:
Question 1717.According to Durkheim, anomie causes which of the following?
Question 1818.How is sociological imagination related to a person's awareness of themselves in the society?
Question 1919.According to Max Weber, how would an informal channel of communication affect an organization?
Question 2020.What fault did Martineau find with America's system of democracy?
Question 2121._____ functions in a social structure are intended and obvious.
Question 2222.To Marx, the wealthy or capitalists were known as the _____
Question 2323.Why can we say that Durkheim's theory had predictive powers?
Question 2424.According to Erving Goffman, how does the presentation of self compare to the way a person performs in a theater?
Question 2525.According to Karl Marx, why did the working class need to develop class consciousness?
Question 2626.The idea of sociocultural evolution describes _____.
Question 2727.Why did Spencer believe that the rich and powerful in a society would be more successful?
Question 2828.The theory of the looking-glass self states that _____.
Question 2929.According to Karl Marx, which group benefits from having a religious belief system?
Question 3030.Du Bois was the first person of color to achieve which of the following?
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