chapter 5-7 soc..txt
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chapter 5-7 soc..txt
Which strategy contributes to empowerment?
education, more you know the more power you ahve
What are the kinds of power?
Reward - ability to reward
coercive - ability to punish
legitimate - power due to obligation (boss)
referent - power from respect
expert - power due to more knowledge
informative power - power based on a person's use of fact
What is Hegemony based on?
the queen of england's power is legitimate because?
All systems of stratification containw hich combinations of factors?
unequal distribution of resources
Sociologists interested in systems of stratification would most likely focus on social factors?
they focus on class, race, and gender
systems of stratification based on ascribed status typically encourage what type of social mobility?
systems of stratification based on acheived status typically encourage what type of social mobility?
what is the indian caste system based on?
unequal distribution of social honor or respect
Which stratification s ystem accomplishes the LEAST inequality?
A country which supports close government involvement of the economy, higher taxation, and generous social welfaire polocy is an example of what economic system?
socialist class system
Some feminists argue that male domination of women is based in the system of capitalism. women play what role?
Political participation in the US depends most heavily on which factors?
higher class people
How has money been spent in american political campains?
towards self advertisement
What percentage of the campaign contributions come from a small but powerful minority?
when people learn about their culture's norms, values, belifs and appropriate behaviors
list agents of socialization
family, shcool, media, peer groups, the workplace, religion.
what is the "hidden curriculum"?
hidden lessons of how children should act
Which values are MOST likely to be taught to american children?
be quiet, atentive, obediance, respectful, pride and competition
What is today's adolecents refered to as generation __?
Who would likely be the most important socializing agents in a new work envirotment?
What kind of institution expects complience to strict rules without complaint?
total institution ( jail)
What are rituals that often require children to suffer painful procedures?
rites of passage
which stage in life course is filled with contradictions that exist between culture and bio?
how is the life course-sequence sequence different for men and women?
men= work, marry, children, divorce, unemployment (fixed)
women= more diverse
Which stage of the life-course is challenging due to the U.S. cultural emphasis on youth?
aging and retirement
what is it called when biology is thought to influence human behavior?
How do genes and the social enviroment relate to one another?
they are in direct correlation
same gene and hieght example
symbolic interactionists would be interested in studying what aspect of education?
learning through looking at how the world perceives you
What allows people to communicate?
what are the societal consequences of stereotypes?
can cause a false sense of reality
3 step process where individuals go through as they construct reality
what is it called when roles of statuses and individual occupies clash with one another?
when the responsibilities or expectations of a single status compete with one another, what occurs?
What perspective is it when a sociologist studies social interaction using metaphors of theatres?
what ist he goal of impression management?
to control the image people have of you during a performance
what type of social contract occurs between people who are similer of gener, age, and race?
What is an example of a homophily
what is a social group?
a group of people who know eachother's social statuses.
what is a reference group?
a group we compare ourselves.
why do organizations as they grow larger tend to become formalized?
informal structures become adequate?