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Sociology chapters 1-7

Cultural capital Noneconomic goods such as family background and educations, which are reflected in a knowledge of language and arts.
Science the body of knowledge obtained by methods based in systematic observations.
Sociology The scientific study of social behavior and human groups.
Theory In sociology, a set of statements that seeks to explain problems, actions, and behaviors
Social capital The collective benefit of social networks, which are built on reciprocal trust.
Queer theory – The study of society from the perspective of a broad spectrum of sexual identities, including homosexuality, heterosexuality, and bisexuality.
Anomie The loss of direction felt in a society when social control of individual behavior has become ineffective.
___________is most closely associated with the concept of the sociological imagination C. Wright Mills
The discipline of sociology was given its name by the French theorist? Auguste Comte
Which early sociologist applied the concept of evolution to societies in order to explain how they change or evolve over time? Harriet Martineau
In Karl Marx's analysis, society was fundamentally divided between economic classes that clash in pursuit of their own class interests.
What concept did DuBois develop to describe the experience of being Black in White America—a division of an individual's identity into two or more social realities? Double consciousness
Which sociological perspective would view society as a living organism in which each part of the organism contributes to its survival and stability? Funtionalist perspective
Which sociological perspective sees the social world as being in continual struggle? Conflict perspective
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