Microsociology: Definition & Examples


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

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

2. Which of the following is an example of microsociology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see what you know about microsociology. What this term means and the research topics it encompasses are two things you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the multiple-choice quiz to check your knowledge of:

  • Sociological research that investigates large social structures vs. research that looks at individuals or small subsets of people
  • True/false statements related to microsociology
  • An example of microsociology
  • The type of research that microsociology would be concerned with

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained and use it to pick out an example of microsociology
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of microsociology to recognize a research topic it would look at
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on microsociology

Additional Learning

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  • Why microsociology matters
  • What sociology is
  • Applications of microsociology