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Aristotle said, "we like those who resemble us, and are engaged in the same pursuits." Which of the following concepts best represents Aristotle's statement? Similarity and attraction
Social distance studies have found a fairly consistent pattern over the decades
In the most recent social distance studies which group ranked lowest? Muslims and Arabs
The classification of others based on limited information is known as Categorical Knowing
Moving out of one's country is called Emigration
A 2001 study showed that more than 50 percent of newlyweds met their spouses in the workplace. Sociologically, meeting a spouse at work would be considered a latent function of workplaces
Karl Marx believed that the elite exploited the masses and that this exploitation created tensions and disagreements. Marx's theory is best known as conflict perspective
Use and meaning of symbols is the foundation of functionalist
A sociologist who investigates how people interpret the situations they are in is probably a interactionalist
A minority group is always the target
Aristotle said, "we like those who resemble us, and are engaged in the same pursuits." Which of the following concepts best represents Aristotle's statement? Similarity and attraction
Social distance studies have found a fairly consistent pattern over the decades
In the most recent social distance studies which group ranked lowest? Muslims and Arabs
The classification of others based on limited information is known as Categorical Knowing
Moving out of one's country is called Emigration
A 2001 study showed that more than 50 percent of newlyweds met their spouses in the workplace. Sociologically, meeting a spouse at work would be considered a latent function of workplaces
Karl Marx believed that the elite exploited the masses and that this exploitation created tensions and disagreements. Marx's theory is best known as conflict perspective
Use and meaning of symbols is the foundation of functionalist
A sociologist who investigates how people interpret the situations they are in is probably a interactionalist
A minority group is always the target of discrimination
When marrying, members of a minority group usually practice Endogamy
An example of an ascribed status is a Female
According to parillo, a category of people who share visible biological characteristics and are regarded as a single group is an race
Ethnicity is A learned or acquired cultural traits shared by a people
Which of the following is an ethnic group? Jewish Americans
Susan, a Texas cattle rancher, thinks the Japanese custom of eating raw fish is disgusting. This is an example of Ethnocentrism
In American culture, such things as freedom individualism and equal opportunity are deemed to be highly desirable. In sociological terms these concepts are Values
Which statement is true concerning the functionist perspective Societal change occurs at a slow, even pace
studying race and ethnic relations is difficult because our values, attitudes, and experiences make our objectivity almost impossible
Which of the following is a characteristic of culture Shared, Acquired, and is transmitted from one generation to the next.
emphasis is on social/cultural characteristics. Religious, Polish/ Swedish Ethnic Group
degree of comfort we do or not feel for a group different from ourselves. Social Distance
various parts of society have functions, or positives effects, that promote solidarity and maintain the stability of the whole. Functionalist theory
Karl Marx's. socioeconomic view of an elite exploiting the masses, see society as being continually engaged in a series of disagreements, tensions, and clashes as different groups compete for limited resources. Conflict Theory
examines the microsocial world of personal interaction patterns in everyday life rather than the macrosocial aspects of social institutions and their harmony or conflict. Interactionalist Theory
Consists of all of these elements shared by members of a society and transmitted to the next generation. Culture
culture's rules of conduct- internalized by the members- embodying the society's fundamental expectations. Norms
meaningfully represents something else. symbols
tend toward assimilation with the dominant society. Convergent subcultures.
adhere as much as possible to their own way of life, resisting the dominant culture persistent subculture
Writing by Daniel P Moynihan and Oscar Lewis. Cycle of poverty and deprivation that only outside intervention could overcome. Culture of Poverty
attitudinal system of negative beliefs, feelings, and action-orientations regarding a certain group or groups of people. Prejudice
Levels of prejudice Cognitive, Emotional, action-oriented.
oversimplified generalization by which we attribute certain traits or characteristics to an entire group w/o regard to individual differences. Stereotypes
derogatory word or expression used to describe a racial or ethnic group. Ethnopaulism
not prejudiced and do not discriminate Unprejudiced Nondiscriminator
Free of racial prejudice, but join clubs that exclude radically different people, vote for unfair measures if they would benefit materially from these, keep most minorities out. Unprejudiced Discriminator
many stereotypes about other groups and hostile towards groups Prejudiced Nondiscriminator
openly express there beliefs and discriminate Prejudiced discriminator
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