It is useful to have a diversity of theories in sociology because.
human behaviour is so complicated that no single theory would be adequate
sociologists can choose the theory that best fits the data they have collected
It removes the need to assess a theory according to the empirical evidence
innumerable theories have been developed in the many fields of sociology
Charles Horton Cooley was a pioneering of
North American sociologists
The pivotal methodology of functionalist is
Ogburn distinguished three forms of the social effects of inventions One is Dispersion or multiple effects of a single mechanical invention for example.
both a and b
None of these
In countries such as Iran and Iraq the Moslem religion is a(n)
ecclesia or universal church
It is correct to say that.
change is only a recent situation
the more things change the more they remain the same
the rate of change has increased in recent years
change has been the downfall of societies
Armenia Georgia and Azerbaijan are.
In reviewing capitalism worldwide following the downfall of communism in the Soviet Union some observers suggest that.
capitalist nations fully agree on the merits of capitalism practiced by all developed nations
Russia Eastern Europe Latin America and Asia have fully accepted and are practicing the style of capitalism practiced in the United States
in dynamic Asian nations (e.g Japan Singapore Hong kong South Korea and Taiwan) government intervention in economic life has resulted in a "government-business symbiosis " different from that in Europe and the United States
the performance of the Asian economy and financial institutions in late 1997 and early 1998 strongly supports the "government-business /state capitalism/communal capitalism economic arrangement
Which of the following has not been central to feminist theorizing?
male domination in society
male bias in sociological theory
the gendered character of knowledge
the experience of black women
excessive upward mobility
a combination of theoretical knowledge and training
The numbers of PACs.
doubled since 1974
tripled since 1074
quadrupled since 1974
increased nearly sevenfold since 1974
In order for a deviant act to be considered a crime.
the state must undertake a political process of criminalizing it
it must be committed by someone labelled a criminal
it must involve the violation of a person or property
the majority of the population must consider the act criminal
Similarities common to all cultures are called.
Which of the following-perhaps the first sociologist to recognize the critical importance of religion in human societies stressed the social impact of religion?
What is the compulsion of proximity?
the dominance of spoken language in interactions
the need to meet each other face to face
the ability to read people's body language
the desire for intimacy in personal relationships
Socialisation is a
art of culture
None of these
Which of these is Steven Lukes's third dimension of power?
the ability to influence decisions in a conflict situation
the ability to manipulate other's desires
the ability to control the issues discussed
the ability to appeal to legal-rational authority
According to Durkheim religion separates objects and symbols into the sacred and which of the following?
Male dominance is expressed.
in spite of ours being an egalitarian society
by the frequent instances of sexual harassment on the job
for the lack of wage parity
all of the above
Another name for cultural transmission theory is.
differential association theory
There are 20 questions to complete.