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  1. sociology

    What is the difference between deviance and nonconformity?

    asked by Rachel on November 15, 2010
  2. Sociology

    Kindly check my answer! Q: who are people who understand that meanings and definitions can influence the outcomes of communications? A: Social interactionists

    asked by anonymous on June 19, 2020
  3. Sociology

    Describe the demographic characteristics of the poor in the United States. What are some possible explanations for this distribution?

    asked by Kevin on May 31, 2018
  4. sociology

    1. What aspects of the social and work environment in a fast-food restaurant would be of particular interest to a sociologist because of his or her sociological imagination.

    asked by Anonymous on February 18, 2011
  5. sociology

    what aspect of the social and work environment in a fast food restaurant would be of particular interest to a sociologist because of his or her sociological imagination

    asked by Anonymous on August 31, 2010
  6. sociology

    There are 35 cars backed up at the intersection because of an accident. Which sociological term best describes these 35 drivers?

    asked by Anonymous on February 2, 2012
  7. Sociology

    What aspects of the social and work environment in a fast food restaurant would be of particular interest to a sociologist because of his or her sociological imagination?

    asked by Tara on January 31, 2010
  8. Sociology

    What role does culture play in society?

    asked by John on May 19, 2018
  9. Sociology

    The Agricultural Revolution involved all of the following except the development of basic agricultural technology the cultivation of grain the development of factories the domestication of animals D?

    asked by 2phoneeeeee on January 21, 2015
  10. Sociology

    Which of the following was a topic of study in early sociology? a. Astrology b. Economics c. Physics d. History

    asked by Vishnu on August 17, 2014
  11. Sociology

    Which theory do you think better explains how societies operate—structural functionalism or conflict theory? Why?

    asked by Prakash Padukone on August 21, 2014
  12. Sociology

    Which statement would Kennedy’s New York City “pedestrian stop” analysis most likely echo? a) Descriptions of crime suspects dictate who the police stop. b) The race of crime suspects dictates who the police stop. c) Witnesses to crime tend to be

    asked by Tammy on November 11, 2012
  13. sociology

    If appointed to head the U.S. Civil Service Commission, what polices would you propose to reduce radical ethnic strife in the U.S. and why?

    asked by lakesha on December 3, 2010
  14. Sociology

    explain how "veiled reporting" may result in underreporting of gay and !@#$%^& subjects in survey research. PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!! :(

    asked by Andrea on March 4, 2019
  15. Sociology

    Provide examples of any societal dangers that might occur when the results of poor research are publicized.

    asked by John on May 18, 2018
  16. Sociology

    Because the first members of the baby boom generation have now turned 50, we are likely to see a shift to more positive images of the elderly, in part because A.) Of the distinction of being elderly. B.) Of their vast numbers and economic clout. C.) They

    asked by |-/ on February 25, 2018
  17. Sociology

    What are necessary to explain research findings? a- variables b-theories c- symbols d- research models I'm not sure of the answer because you would need models to conduct the research and theories to model the research. I don't think symbols would explain

    asked by Steve on August 8, 2015
  18. sociology

    1. Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (B) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed. Obscenity

    asked by Mariah on February 17, 2014
  19. sociology

    i'm reading a short excerpt from C.Wright Mills book The Sociological Imagination, and i have no idea when he writes this: No social study has completed its intellectual journey until it comes back to the problems of biography, of history, and of their

    asked by y912f on July 18, 2009
  20. sociology

    What is the best way to characterize the health care that the poor receive? inferior superior because of government insurance the same as care for wealthy people inferior only for the elderly poor about the same as for the average American

    asked by brian on December 14, 2018
  21. sociology

    Which of the following is something groups must do in order to function effectively? a.choose leaders b.define boundaries c.set goals d.assign tasks e.all of the above

    asked by andrew on November 18, 2018
  22. sociology

    Segregation refers to: a.the extermination of a racial or ethnic group. b.negative attitudes toward categories of people. c.unequal treatment of individuals on the basis of their membership in a category. d.the physical separation of different groups of

    asked by andrew on November 18, 2018
  23. sociology

    Why did Max Weber fear bureaucracy? He thought it would discourage the growth of capitalism. Bureaucracy dominated individuals with large, impersonal structures. Bureaucracy increased mental health conditions among office workers. Discipline and hard work

    asked by ste on October 7, 2018
  24. Sociology

    1.) Distinguish between material and nonmaterial culture. What aspect of a whole culture do you think is the most lasting. Explain your answer. 2.) Sometimes subcultures develop countercultural ideas. How important do you believe values and norms are in

    asked by |-/ on January 18, 2018
  25. Sociology

    Please check my answers. 1. Population growth is an issue because A. sociologists cannot track all the social groups that arise. B. infrastructure within cities is insufficient. C. it goes hand in hand with lowered life expectancy. D. natural resources are

    asked by M on December 9, 2017
  26. Sociology

    A rational-legal authority figure would most likely be someone like a A. war chief B. principle of a school C. religious leader D. parent My guess is A

    asked by M on December 6, 2017
  27. Sociology

    Understanding what is required to test theories? a- reason b- imagination c- validity research my answer is d

    asked by Steve on August 13, 2015
  28. sociology

    Which statement best reflects the argument that prayer in school should be protected? (Points : 1) Prayer is protected by the second amendment. Prayer contributes to virtuous ideals in the student body. Prayer is different across cultures and as such

    asked by stacy on September 23, 2014
  29. Sociology

    11{1[1(19)19]}> All sages provide both wisdom and inspiration. Since Dasha’s speech contained wisdom and greatly inspired her audience, Dasha is a sage. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the argument above?

    asked by Victoria on September 25, 2011
  30. Sociology

    What social policies would be likely to be recommended by a sociologist who favored Merton’s strain theory in order to reduce property crime by the poor? Can someone pls help where to start with this

    asked by Nikky on June 17, 2008
  31. Sociology

    when conducting ethnographic research as a participating observer, the investigator must do what? PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!!

    asked by Andrea on March 5, 2019
  32. sociology

    The U.S. Census Bureau relies on a _____ system of racial classification. genetic legal social self-definition biological i think ii is self- definition

    asked by andrew on November 18, 2018
  33. Sociology

    Please check my answers. 1. All societies use technology, but the chief characteristic of postmodern societies is technology that increase the ability to A. Use fossil fuels more efficiently B. Analyze information, communicate, and travel* C. Employ more

    asked by M on December 11, 2017
  34. Sociology

    Soot plays an important role in climate change, but ______ is still the leading cause of Earth's changing climate. A. acid rain B. nitrous oxide C. carbon monoxide D. carbon dioxide I can't decide between B and D

    asked by M on December 10, 2017
  35. Sociology

    1). Welfare Reform is said by politicians to be based on the idea that the federal government wanted to get out of the “helping people” business. True or false 2). Generally speaking, the best predictor of where a person will go in life and what their

    asked by Dom on May 2, 2017
  36. Sociology

    1). A major source of increasing economic inequality in the U.S. is the fact that: A) the U.S. is a racist society B) the overwhelming majority of new jobs have been in the lowest paying sectors C) Social Security payments are unable to keep up with

    asked by Dom on May 2, 2017
  37. Sociology

    For question #3, reference the videos "History of the Most Cajun Place on Earth"and “Music & Culture in the Most Cajun Place on Earth” A) Briefly describe the formation of the Cajun culture as an American subculture in the context of historical events

    asked by Rae on January 29, 2016
  38. sociology

    Every discipline that does research on humans needs a code of ethics in order to protect its research subjects. While it¡¦s easy to see that medical research could harm people if not carried out ethically, the risks associated with sociological research

    asked by kevin on July 7, 2015
  39. sociology

    Which of the following examples best demonstrates to most people that ethical progress has taken place over the past 200 years? (Points : 1) Laws that prohibit discrimination based on race Laws that have increased speed limits Laws that prevented women

    asked by Bryan Alvarez on February 21, 2015
  40. Sociology

    Identify and describe five recent trends in American family life noted by sociologists. could i get an example so i know what im looking for

    asked by 2phoneeeeee on January 21, 2015
  41. Sociology

    Are Ethnic Groups the same as Societies?

    asked by James on December 6, 2014
  42. sociology

    One who believes in a social contract theory would most agree with which statement? (Points : 1) people do not need laws to live harmoniously in society. humans make contracts in order to buy things. in order to establish society, humans agree to obey

    asked by stacy on September 23, 2014
  43. sociology

    In what way were Karl Marx and Charles Wright Mills alike in their thinking and understanding of society?

    asked by christian on March 27, 2013
  44. Sociology

    Discuss the conclusions of Margaret Mead concerning temperament, and explain how she arrived at her conclusions.

    asked by Christina on September 27, 2012
  45. sociology

    what is the obstruction that terrorism places on the pursuit of peace and what approaches to peace are deterred by terrorism

    asked by Stacy on January 27, 2012
  46. Sociology

    I would like to get a better understanding of Emile Durkheim's suicide study and its importance for a test next week.

    asked by Alex L. on October 28, 2011
  47. Sociology

    Which of the following would be classified as a messianic movement? Jim Jones's Temple of God the American labormovement the Ku Klux Klan the women's movement please help. thanks

    asked by Casey on September 30, 2011
  48. sociology

    U.S. Civil Service Commission, what polices would you propose to reduce radical ethnic strife in the U.S.

    asked by Anonymous on August 17, 2011
  49. sociology

    what are the functional consequences of crime and deviance

    asked by Anonymous on June 4, 2011
  50. sociology

    The general trend of American's attitudes toward the unmarried has been from an attitude of _____ in the 1950s to an attitude of ______ in the 2000s A.) Non-acceptance; acceptance B.) Neutrality; non-acceptance C.) Non-acceptance; neutrality D.)

    asked by ashley on March 1, 2011
  51. sociology

    Identify a movie or book, identify with examples from the movie or book three main sociological concepts (not theories) that we have studied, identify which theory (conflict, functionalist, feminist, or interactionist) was evident in the movie or book, and

    asked by Anonymous on March 29, 2011
  52. sociology

    what are the manifest and latent functions of a health club?

    asked by Anonymous on April 21, 2010
  53. sociology

    How does the mass media play a role in socialization? Consider the last time you viewed a television show, a movie, listened to a radio broadcast, or read an article from a newspaper or journal. Who was the intended audience? What factors might determine

    asked by wanda on February 6, 2010
  54. sociology

    How do the lifestyles of today's rich and famous differ from those of the 19th century robber barons?

    asked by tiffany on July 7, 2009
  55. sociology

    Which of the following would be the best illustration of the expressive role in U.S. society, as developed by Talcott Parsons and Robert Bales? 1. A newly married woman keeps a spotless apartment and cooks beautiful gourmet meals. 2. On Saturday, Bill does

    asked by dean on February 5, 2009
  56. sociology

    The United Nations predicts that by 2025 wealthy societies will grow by 57 million people, while poor societies will grow by 1.7 billion people. What are the possible reasons for this growth pattern? What are the consequences of this growth pattern?

    asked by Anonymous on April 9, 2007
  57. Sociology

    define the term ethnocentrism and discuss why functionalists and conflict theorists disagree over the utility of ethnocentrism

    asked by Andrea on March 5, 2019
  58. Sociology

    I am having difficulty understanding the four principles of social stratification. 1. Social stratification is a trait of society, not simply a reflection of individual differences. 2. Social stratification carries over from generation to generation. 3.

    asked by Anonymous on February 16, 2019
  59. sociology

    whether science or religion is best suited in postmodernity???? i think it's science but i cant find any explanations on the internet

    asked by helppp11111 on October 2, 2018
  60. sociology

    In your own words, explain “impression management” and how this impacts our interactions with others.

    asked by Kimberly on May 25, 2018
  61. Sociology

    Please check my answers. My answers have * by them. 1. In _______, citizenship in the society automatically makes a person a member of the religion. A. churches* B. sects C. ecclesia D. cults 2. Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe in one God who, as

    asked by M on December 8, 2017
  62. Sociology

    What is a key element in democracy? A. Self-determination B. Selfishness C. Violent D. Heredity

    asked by M on December 6, 2017
  63. Sociology

    Marxism is a theory of history and social change that expresses which of the following as its central concern? A) Violence B) Feudalism C) Inequality D) Mass consumerism I'm thinking B but I'm not really sure.

    asked by Jake on September 16, 2016
  64. Sociology

    What are the major differences between a functionalist or a conflict theorist when it comes to social class inequality?

    asked by Amber on July 3, 2016
  65. sociology

    how does social structure shape individual action?

    asked by Kate on March 10, 2016
  66. Sociology

    Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you complete the following: Give a brief introduction that identifies the issue you have chosen and why.Describe in three separate paragraphs how each perspective would view or explain the issue.Include in your

    asked by Gloria on December 6, 2015
  67. Sociology

    television advertisements typically portray the elderly as? a- wise and knowing b- dignified and nurturing c- respectable and accomplished d- feeble and foolish my answer is b

    asked by Steve on September 21, 2015
  68. Sociology

    One of the primary differences between the study of Society done by the people of ancient civilizations and the study of society conducted by sociologists 19th century was what?

    asked by Steve on August 7, 2015
  69. Sociology

    This golf club did not allow African-Americans and women to be members until 1990 and 2012, respectively.

    asked by Elizabeth on March 24, 2015
  70. sociology

    Hume would agree with which statement about ethics? (Points : 1) There is a direct connection between the way that things are and the way they ought to be. Just because certain things are, does not mean that is the way they ought to be. One can use

    asked by chistopher prysock on February 21, 2015
  71. sociology

    Ethical theorists would be comfortable making which statement? (Points : 1) Ethical principles and ideas must always conform to the laws of a country. Ethical principles and theories can contradict laws of a country. It is important to not make anyone

    asked by chistopher prysock on February 21, 2015
  72. sociology

    Which of the following examples best demonstrates to most people that ethical progress has taken place over the past 200 years?

    asked by Bryan Alvarez on February 21, 2015
  73. Sociology

    Which of the following statements would be most likely? 1)Social class is defined by wealth & income alone. 2)Social class includes wealth, prestige,& influence. 3)Social prestige is directly related to economic status. 4)Life chances are equally available

    asked by Sally on October 16, 2014
  74. sociology

    Micah is studying child behavior in playgrounds throughout the world. He wants to see how the children react when teachers select the same child to be the first to use each piece of equipment. Which approach is Micah is using?

    asked by tyler on October 8, 2014
  75. Sociology

    Norms must be followed for a society to function smoothly. (Points : 2) true or false Emile Durkheim was a sociologist influenced by Charles Darwin (Points : 2) true or false

    asked by 2phonne on October 2, 2014
  76. sociology

    According to literature on violence in television, the average 18 year old will have seen how many violent acts? (Points : 1) 1,000 6,000 8,000 60,000 200,000

    asked by stacy on September 23, 2014
  77. sociology

    Justice Potter Stewart would most agree with which claim about obscenity? (Points : 1) It is easy to concretely determine what obscenity is. People can intuitively understand what obscenity is. Obscenity ought to be allowed so long as no one is harmed.

    asked by stacy on September 23, 2014
  78. Sociology

    Do you think the way people behave in social interactions is more like the behavior of animals or more like actors playing a role in a theatrical production? Why?

    asked by Buk Lau on August 21, 2014
  79. sociology

    A research study being conducted to test the effects of administering nicotine to healthy volunteers, who have never smoked, nor used any tobacco products, on their attention and memory would most likely require which level of IRB review? (Points : 1)

    asked by can you check my answers on April 18, 2014
  80. sociology

    5. Which evidence would best support the claim that prayer in school should be allowed? @This is a holistic problem answered by studying various aspects of chapter 2. (Points : 1)

    asked by Anonymous on April 1, 2014
  81. sociology

    The question about who has the right to vote is a matter of ______________ justice. (Points : 1) Retributive Distributive Transformative Corrective My answer retributive Which of the following is a matter of controversy for egalitarians? (Points : 1)

    asked by can you check my answers on March 30, 2014
  82. sociology

    Which sociologist showed that deviance exists in all societies, even those that treat members equally? A. Émile Durkheim B. Fredrick Engels C. Karl Marx D. Max Weber i'm stuck on this answer. i'm guessing it's not marx but it could be any of the other

    asked by orpheus on November 27, 2013
  83. sociology

    Which theoretical approach overemphasizes some of the more negative aspects of older people? a. conflict theory b. Functionalist perspective c. the Thomas Theorem If I am a gerontologist studying whether the Federal government is providing sufficiently for

    asked by Nagee on October 21, 2013
  84. sociology

    I am writing a concept paper. I am suppose to pick a topic and highlight it from a macro ad micro sociological perspective. I have chosen to focus on public transportation and how the people on a train barely interact with each other. I am good on the

    asked by Pat on October 9, 2013
  85. Sociology

    what is the importance of identifying norms within a team and Why is clear communication considered an essential element during team developement?

    asked by Tameika on December 13, 2012
  86. Sociology

    I've read the Elite Power,and i know what Mills definition of Elite Power is. But I'd would like to know what is the purpose of the Elite Power? According to C.Wright Mills, what is the Elite Power about?

    asked by Allee on November 21, 2012
  87. Sociology

    What does the author think best explains the number of lower-class offenders in the criminal justice system? a) They have higher offending rates. b) They have higher rates of recidivism. c) There are both disparities in crime rates and discrimination in

    asked by Tammy on November 11, 2012
  88. Sociology

    In the twentieth centruy, which country had a caste system based on race? a. India b. the USA c. South Africa d. a and b only e. b and c only

    asked by Bill on October 29, 2012
  89. sociology

    Smiling and making polite remarks to people we do not like is an example of: A) making another feel embarrassment. B) exercising power over another. C) idealizing a personal performance. D) using tact.

    asked by amber on October 24, 2012
  90. sociology

    the creation of a minority group status largeley depends on what?

    asked by beky on October 18, 2012
  91. Sociology

    Are my three choices correct? Question 1 = C, Question 2 = A, and Question 3 = B, 1). Sociologist Harriet Martineau was known for fighting for the rights of both __________ and __________. a) children; slaves. b) women; children. c) slaves; free blacks. (I

    asked by Sharon on September 23, 2012
  92. sociology

    what can occur when a social norm is dysfunctional?

    asked by Hunter on September 20, 2012
  93. sociology

    how does the sociological imagination help people to understand the effects of society on their personal lives

    asked by nouf on September 9, 2012
  94. sociology

    what would be an example of an experiment research method in sociology

    asked by Anonymous on December 6, 2011
  95. sociology

    how does race-conflict approach coincide with or oppose the concept of multiculturalismy

    asked by Anonymous on December 6, 2011
  96. sociology

    From a functionalist perspective, how has human behavior and our way of life contributed to environmental problems? So far I have the premise that functionalist examine the entire system itself. Human activities have become a dominant influence on the

    asked by nameless on December 2, 2011
  97. Sociology

    When children are taught to sit straight and not slouch, to address men older than themselves as "sir" and to look the person they are addressing in the eye, they are learning aspects of: a.deference b.demeanor its deference, maybe.

    asked by Casey on October 14, 2011
  98. Sociology

    A major reason why children of upper-middle class families do well in school is the pressure that is placed on them by their families. a.True b.False a I guess..

    asked by Casey on October 14, 2011
  99. Sociology

    Q1. All societies produce some form of inequality. a)True b)False Q2.Income is the measure of social class inequality that is most often used. a)True b)False for 1 i think a and for 2 a

    asked by Casey on October 14, 2011
  100. sociology

    All deviance is a crime but not all crime is deviance. Question 6 answers a)True b)False

    asked by urgent on September 23, 2011

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