Robert Merton's contributions to sociology include.
successfully combining theory and research
an analysis of deviant behaviour that focuses on societal goals and means
an attempt to bring macro-and micro level analyses together
all of the above
A rising suicide rate associated with normlessness and a lack of social regulation can be described as.
In Africa whites still hold most of desirable jobs, and blacks
Cell theory proposes that all living cells arise from
The cottage or putting-out system refers to:
the housing given factory workers
The fact that in early industrialization work was done in the home
a type of architecture popular in Britain
The way young people were put out to go work in factories
Who is most closely associated with the view that the equal and impartial treatment of each case is a strength of bureaucracies?
The root cause of destabilized political structure in Pakistan is.
None of these
Kohlberg's three stages of moral development are.
conventional post conventional and legal-rational
pre-conventional authoritarian and post-conventional
pre-conventional conventional and post-conventional
charismatic traditional and legal-rational
Defense mechanisms function to.
protect the superego
deceive sexual targets
ward off sexual advances
The systematic widespread withdrawal of investment in basic aspects of productivity such as factories and plants is called.
Which of the following acts does NOT constitute a crime if committed by an adult?
lllegal drug use
World-systems theory distinguishes between core peripheral and semi-peripheral countries Which one of the following countries is part of the semi-periphery?
''Elementary subordination'' said by
None of these
The principle of the separation of powers.
was imitated by the framers of the constitution from Roman forms of government
provides for an absolute separation of three branches of government
is prescribed by the Constitution
was a notion the framers had to abandon
The main problem facing societies with a surplus is.
how to get rid of it
what to produce how produce it and for whom to produce it
there is no problem it is divided equally
how to keep it away from enemies
Which one of the following does Wilkinson identify as the main determinant of relative health in a society?
An anthropologist living with a group of people and engaging in some of their rituals is using the following research method.
Which is NOT a common objective of states?
Society is a complex organization of parts that function to fulfil the requirements and promote the needs of the whole is a concept of.
interaction school of thought
None of these
In the social sciences discrimination as a concept means.
having good taste in art and music
actions taken as a result of prejudicial feelings
ability to discern the direction of social relations
the physical ability to see in the dark
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