The term informal economy is used to describe.
work where no money changes hands
the activities of small businesses
transactions outside the sphere of regular employment
organisations with less rigid rules and procedures
is a pivotal institution
is the acting arm of the state
includes the political process
all of the above
The socially defined expectations that a person in a given status follows are called.
is the authoritative formulation of policies that are binding and pervasive throughout the society
is a state in which the government is concerned with satisfying the needs of the total person
is a state in which the government seeks to control all subordinate governmental units all institutions and even personal associations and individual families
can incorporate only in a socialist society
Marx's view of social class is that.
private ownership of the means of production perpetuates class divisions
talented people will always rise to the top
religion helps fight social inequality
the bourgeoisie will eventually triumph
Inflation results when.
demand exceeds supply
supply exceed demand
there is control of purchasing power
consumers have no purchasing power
The ''New Class'' is characterized as consisting of.
the working poor
former members of the middle class
professionals with skills important in the information society
Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding evolutionary perspectives on social change?
Lenski argues that evolution depends largely on changes in a society's level of technology and made of economic production
Social Darwinists like Spencer see evolution as inevitably leading to the downfall of society
Contemporary approaches take a unilinear view of evolution and assume all change equals progress
Parsons suggested that societies tend become simpler over time
The most fundamental function of the family is.
ensuring the reproduction of the species
providing sex education
feeding its members
keeping members sheltered
Emotions are socially constructed and presented sociologists looks at feeling rules that are found in specific situations and
Non verbal communication
Structural-Functionalists describe society as.
a complex network of interaction at a micro-level
a source of conflict inequality and alienation
an unstable structure of social relations
a normative framework of roles and institutions
A combination of many traits a trait is.
None of these
What does Berger (1963) describe as a metaphor for social reality?
a fairground ride
a puppet theatre
Idea of conflict was given by
Who amongst the following sociologists has not considered conflict as a vital element of society?
The nation that social institutions reinforce and legitimize class division is derived from.
Inequality has been explained as.
being part of the law of nature
resulting from the struggle for goods and services in a society
serving the needs of society
all of the above
Which is NOT a theoretical perspective on international relations:
The salient features of Horticulturalist society are.
cultivation of crops
Food surplus and division of labour
All of above
Fundamental of caste system a group of traditional is linked with
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