soc 240 final questions

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  1. It is impossible to explain gender without first understanding            because it is this that produces gender
    differences in the first place.
  2. What Primary agents
    of gender socialization did early sociology neglect to consider
    • A)   Family,
    • school, and church
  3.  Sets of behaviors that are expected of a person
    who occupies a status are called 
  4. A Social identity that is recognized by as meaningful by a society is called 
  5. What
    is the single best predictor of violent crime? 
  6. Whom does marriage
    benefit most according to studies?

    why children of homosexual parents are more likely to consider homosexual
    relationships although no more likely to identify themselves as gay “then are
    children of  heterosexual parents”
    •  Lack
    • of taboo and more open minded
  8. 1.    
    concept is defined as an organized collection of individuals and institutions
    bounded by space and a coherent territory, subject to the same political
    authority and organized through shared set of cultural expectation and values?
  9. 1.     What is different about a group
    from a crowd?
    • A)   A
    • group has cohesion
  10. 1.     Who coined the term “looking glass
    • A)   Charles
    • Horton Cooley
  11. 1.     What are the three elements of
    definition of gender from sociological perspectives?
    • A)   Identity,
    • interaction, and institution.
  12. What do data suggest
    about men and house work?
    • A)   Black
    • men do significantly more than white men
  13. What is the “problem” of daycare
    for children?
    • A)   There
    • is not enough of it and it isn’t affordable 
  14. How have rates of
    marital dissolutions in the United States changed in the last century?
    • A)   They
    • are nearly the same mortality (death) rates accomplished then what divorce does
    • now.
  15. 15. What best describes a role performance?
    • A)   The
    • particular emphasis or interpretation we give a role.
  16. What is a gendered society?
    • A)   It
    • is a reference to the organization of society that has evolved in ways to
    • reproduce. Both the difference between women and men and the domination of men
    • over women
  17. 1.     What is particular about girls in
    Freud’s account of the childhood sexual development?
    penis envy
  18. are behaviors that
    are oriented towards other people.
    Social interactions
  19. 1.     What is the first step for sociological
    • A)   Choosing
    • an issue
  20. 1.     How does divorce affect children?
    • A)   It
    • impairs them psychologically for many years.
  21. What does nature
    refer to?
    • A)   Our
    • biological makeup
  22. Who is the founder of psychoanalysis
    • A)   Sigismund
    • Freud
  23. 1.     How does joint custody affect
    • A)   It
    • is beneficial official to them.
  24. 1.     When a research collects data she
    or he must insure the data is which two things?
    • A)   Valid
    • and Reliable
  25. 1.     Did divorce reform help or harm
    women and why?
    • A)   It
    • helped women because it undermined men’s control over women and reduced gender
    • inequality in the family.
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