The Nation of Islam group appealed to.
British-born second generation immigrants from the Asian subcontinent
White Americans who wanted to convert to Islam
African-Americans who felt excluded from the ethnic melting pot in the USA
African-Caribbeans who lived in the inner cities and had a distinctive youth culture
The most pervasive of the social processes are.
idealized ways of thinking and doing
None of these
Gambling public drunkenness prostitution and smoking marijuana are often considered.
violent crimes against people
The elitist school of thought asserts that.
the elite is not always against the masses
the elite always works against the public interest
the elite displays a monolithic power structure
the masses should rebel against the elite
Which sociological perspective views race from the macro level and sees the economic structure as a central factor in the exploitation of minority groups?
The emphasis on rural virtues.
has been reinforced by recent studies
is based on stereotypes
helped democratic representation in the states
gave urban dwellers an inferiority complex
A from of learning in which the consequences of behaviour determine the probability of its future occurrence is called.
Two nations with a low street-crime rate are.
Honduras ans Mexico
Japan and Finland
Switzerland and France
Germany and Austria
In the library Louanne observes a woman sitting at a table by herself A man comes up and sits at the other end of the table The woman frowns and shakes her head no The man gets up and moves to another table Lounne concludes that the woman did not want to share a study table The theoretical perspective Louanne is using is.
the conflict perspective
the functionalist perspective
the interactionist perspective
none of the above
In his study of suicide Emile Durkheim was primarily concerned with.
suicide rates and how they varied from county to country
personalities of individual suicide victims
means people used to take their own lives
effects of suicide on the families of victims
What is power in society?
In sociology a certain groups in society 20 percent of societies or so foreigners and criminals are dumping grounds, cities, can develop no go areas are
Exclusion is necessary
Greed is good
Elitism is efficient
In the United States.
values norms and beliefs are always in agreement
values norms and beliefs are unimportant
values norms and beliefs are often in conflict
people value and believe what they please because it's a free country
In sociology class system celebrate
All of the above
In essence people need government because.
they live in groups and need a degree of order
of their competitive nature
they have not reached a sufficient amount of civilization to exist without it
brute force is not sufficient keep them in line
The variable sum concept of power is based on the assumption that
value consensus is essential for society.
value dissension is essential for society.
value neutrality is essential for society.
values are essential for society.
The federal government has increased its responsibilities at the local level because.
the states inefficiency
the tenth amendment
urban influence on the states
excess state revenues
Women first assumed subordinate roles when they.
stayed home when men hunted
ceased to gather the majority of the food supply
assumed primary child-care responsibilities
left home to gather food
A Hispanic woman and a Jewish man working together as computer programmers for an electronics from overcome their initial prejudices and come to appreciate each other's strengths and talents This is an example of.
the contact hypothesis
a self-fulfilling prophecy
Rate of mobility in modern societies is determined by(1) structural factor and (2).
None of these
There are 20 questions to complete.