Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Japan. I think we should have one here in the US as well!
|Which word means being pushed out of the home situation so as to establish one's own household?||Sociology Part 2
extrusion. Don't all parents at one time try to get rid of their darling children?
different ways to play the same role.
taboo. A taboo in our culture would be incest or cannibalism. Although, some sick people (mostly on the Jerry Springer Show) find nothing wrong with it!
a standard of behavior. Norms play a huge role in our society today.
popularity. Some characteristics of a group include: size, ethnic ratio, relative age, gender, and socio economic status.
Woman. A "master status" is a status that overrides all other statuses. The other three answers are examples of achieved statuses.
|If a person is 54 years old, which of stages in the Life Course is he in?||Sociology 101
Later Middle Years. The later middle years are fifty to sixty-five. The early middle years are thirty to forty-nine. The early older years are sixty-five plus. Young adulthood is considered to be between the ages of eighteen and twenty-nine.
|What are the three elements of the looking-glass self?||Sociology 101
Imagine, Interpret, and Develop. In the looking-glass self, we imagine how we appear to others, interpret their reaction, and adjust our self-concept to match.
The idea that language creates ways of thinking and perceiving.. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis was developed by Edward Sapir and Benjamin Whorf. They developed this hypothesis in the 1930's after examining the Hopi Indians.
|Which of the three perspectives in Sociology focuses on one-on-one relationships?||Sociology 101
Symbolic Interactionism. The conflict theory is based on the belief that the various groups in society are all competing with one another. Functionalism is the perspective which says that there are both good consequences (functions) and bad consequences (dysfunctions) in every aspect of society. The differential assocation theory is not one of the three perspectives in Sociology.
|Which founding sociologist identified the bourgeoisie and proletariat classes?||Sociology 101
Karl Marx. Max Weber disagreed with almost everything Karl Marx said. While Marx believed that economics was the major force in social change, Weber said that religion was the cause of social change. Emile Durkheim is best known for his work with suicide. Spencer promoted the theory of "social Darwinism".
The discipline that studies society and how people behave.. The sociological perspective highlights the social environments in which people live. Culture is defined as the norms, values, and beliefs of a society. The disciplines that strive to understand, explain, and predict changes in our environments are the "natural sciences".