Sociology 101 Chapter 15-18 Social Perspectives

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  1. Religion benefits society by providing a sense of belonging, identity, meaning, emotional comfort, and social control over deviant behavior
    Functionalist
  2. Religion promotes and legitimates social inequality, condones strife and violence between groups, and justifies oppression of poor people
    Conflict
  3. Religion subordinates women, excludes them from decision-making positions, and legitimizes patriarchal control of society
    Feminist
  4. Religion provides meaning and sustenance in everyday life through symbols, rituals, and beliefs and binds people together in a physical and spiritual community
    Symbolic Interactionist
  5. People create urban growth by moving to cities to find jobs and to suburbs to enhance their quality of life
    Functionalist
  6. Driven by greed and profit, large corporations, banks developers, and other capitalistic groups determine the growth of cities and suburbs
    Conflict
  7. Whether they live in cities or suburbs, women generally experience fewer choices and more constraints than do men
    Feminist
  8. City people are more tolerant of different lifestyles, but they tend to interact superficially and are generally socially isolated
    Symbolic Interactionist
  9. war can develop social cohesion in a society and help countries achieve freedom and autonomy
    Functionalist
  10. The military and wars deplete funds that could be used to reduce poverty and to shore up important social programs
    Conflict
  11. Militarism reinforces and gender inequality and war victimize women and children
    Feminist
  12. Cultural attitudes support the military and war and government officials control our images and understanding of war and terrorism
    Symbolic Interactionist

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