Select the correct alternative about Habermas' reconstruction of Marxism: i. Purposive rational action instead of superstructure ii. Symbolic interaction instead of superstructure iii. Societal modes of self-reflection instead of class consciousness iv. Class competition instead of class conflict Select the correct alternative:
i, ii, iii
i, ii, iv
ii, iii, iv
i, ii, iii, iv
According to sociologists system is mandating that people marry others of same ranking sociologists call this pattern
The social sciences first emerged.
as a method of social control
as a search for universal social laws
to systematically apply common sense to issues
to defend the established order
A kinship system is based on.
none of these
After death of Prophet Muhammad Muslim community split between
When did the United States government begin to function as a cohesive unit?
At the signing of the Declaration of Independence
After the Constitutional Convention of 1788
At the Inauguration of George Washington in 1789
Both B and C
the most common method of social investigation
based on controlling a variable and observing the results
not used in the study of humans
valid only if performed on white mice
Which of the following is not an example of a manufactured risk?
genetic modification of crops
the threat of nuclear war
The act of moving from one social class to another is termed as.
None of these
According to sociology meaning of social bonds, based on shared morality, that unite members of pre-industrial societies is called as
Division of labour
In most societies ownership of property takes one of three forms.
restricted guarded and private
esthetic visible tangible
communal private public
ambiguous hermetic contraceptive
Central to the concept of social movement is the idea that.
social movements appear only in times of controlled slow social change
social movements occur inside the institutional framework of everyday life
people intervene in the process of social change
people do not readily undertake joint activity
Carolyn supported her family by working as an administrative assistant She also attended law school and passed the bar she took a job with a small firm specializing in family law Carolyn experienced.
Four primary social processes are.
differentiation stratification conflict and coercion
accommodation assimilation conflict and coercion
exchange reciprocity competition and conflict
conflict exchange cooperation and competition
Which of these is a broadly Weberian idea?
the main dynamic of modernn development is capitalist economics
modem societies are in transition towards a socialist model
rationalization is bound to progress further in all spheres of life
all history is the history of class struggles
an attitude or feeling of dislike for a certain group
an action taken as a result of prejudicial feelings
belief in the superiority of one's own group
According to sociology a system of social stratification based on personal merit such societies are called
A child who is repeatedly criticized as being lazy and lacking intelligence eventually accepts these criticisms and uses them to justify poor performance in school.This is an example of.
the contact hypothesis
a self-fulfilling prophecy
Which of the following is not a term for work that takes place outside the formal paid employment sector?
the casual economy
the parallel economy
the black economy
the informal economy
Diffusion of innovations among the cultures means.
Travelling of traits and patterns space/territory
Transmission of trait complexes time
Both (a) and (b)
None of the above
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