Soc 100 Chapter 1& 2 Essay

418 WordsFeb 17, 20142 Pages
Chapter 1 Making use of the sociological perspective encourages: Challenging commonly held beliefs. Which of the following founding sociologists urged sociologists to understand a social setting from the point of view of the people in it? Max Weber Identify the three sociologists who played a part in the development of sociology’s structural-functional approach. Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim Which of the following early sociologists had an important influence on the development of the social-conflict approach? Karl Marx Which of the following is a manifest function of sports? providing recreation and physical conditioning Robert Merton explained that what is functional for one category of a society’s population: may not be functional for another category. The term “sociology” was coined in 1838 by: Auguste Comte When did sociology become established as an academic discipline in the United States? about 1900 Looking at the United States, high suicide rates are typical of states in which people: live spread apart in rural areas. Which early U.S. sociologist studied the African American community and served as a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)? W.E.B. Du Bois Chapter 2 E. Digby Baltzell's historical study, Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia, illustrates which research method? secondary analysis Lois Benjamin's research on the life experiences of high-achiever African Americans suggests that: racism remains a burden even among privileged African Americans. Sociologists use the term “empirical evidence” to refer to: information we can verify with our senses. William Foote Whyte's study of Cornerville (Street Corner Society) used which sociological research method? participant observation Science can be defined as: a logical system that bases knowledge on direct,
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