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Sociology & Sociological Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which could be considered a manifest dysfunction of a democratic political system?

Question 2 2. What is a manifest function of organized religion?

Question 3 3. How did Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk become an inspiration in the fight for American civil rights during the 1960s?

Question 4 4. What was Du Bois' criticism of Booker T. Washington's work?

Question 5 5. Auguste Comte's law of three stages about the development of society include:

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Question 6 6. Auguste Comte's theory of positivism defines real truth as:

Question 7 7. How does G. William Domhoff introduce the social upper class?

Question 8 8. How does the power elite work to influence politics?

Question 9 9. Which of the following scenarios best describes the treadmill logic of the treadmill of production?

Question 10 10. What does Allan Schnaiberg mean by physical capital?

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Question 11 11. Which of the major perspectives in sociology is most likely to examine social problems such as political arguments between the rich and the poor?

Question 12 12. A study investigating the best way for a local school to work with the local city council, with both entities working toward the common goal of an educated population, would most likely be approached from the _____.

Question 13 13. In Emile Durkheim's theories of social structures, which of the following is NOT an example of social facts?

Question 14 14. According to Durkheim, anomie causes which of the following?

Question 15 15. Who developed the ideas for social Darwinism?

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Question 16 16. Examples of social Darwinism from Nazi Germany include all EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Macrosociology differs from microsociology in what main way?

Question 18 18. Of the following sociological areas of analysis, which one does NOT belong in the area of macrosociology?

Question 19 19. According to Parsons, women should carry out _____ roles.

Question 20 20. Talcott Parsons aligned himself with which sociological perspective?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following terms refers to sociological research that looks at larger social structures, organizations, and systems?

Question 22 22. Which of the following terms refers to sociological research that deals with the interactions between small subsets of people?

Question 23 23. How is sociological imagination related to a person's awareness of themselves in the society?

Question 24 24. The power elite of the nation is made up of individuals from all of the following groups EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Which of the general groups below would be considered a 'social institution' by most sociologists?

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Question 26 26. Sociology is defined as _____.

Question 27 27. Which is an example of a latent function of the high school education system?

Question 28 28. Du Bois was the first person of color to achieve which of the following?

Question 29 29. In this major work, Auguste Comte argued that, like the physical world, society operated under its own set of laws:

Question 30 30. How is the term power elite defined by G. William Domhoff?

Sociology & Sociological Theory Chapter Exam Instructions

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