Who has envisioned an alternative stage (an alternative society) in which ''speech will cease to govern the stage''?
None of the above
in Durkheim's work the term collective representations refers to.
effervescent ceremonies that create a feeling o belonging
images of gods or totems that are widely recognized
shared ideas and moral values often symbolized by an object or figurehead
ideological tools used to obscure class divisions
The feeling of aimlessness or despair often associated with unsettling conditions is.
An instance of focused interaction is called.
Prof. S.C. Dube's study on village compost pit and its failure is due to
Inequality of caste and gender
None of the above
Dominant groups tend to use all but which of the following methods in dealing with minorities?
What percentage of the earth's people live in low-income areas?
The hormones involved in the development of sex characteristics are.
phlogiston and progesterone
progesterone and testosterone
estrogen and amalyase
progesterone and estrogen
Which of the following is not a reason for the rise in single households in Europe?
social resistance to cohabitation
the trend towards later marriages
the high rate of divorce
an ageing population with a growing number of households made up of widows/widowers
Which of the following is NOT a feature of all socially stratified systems?
people share characteristics without necessarily identifying with each other
people's life-chances and experiences depend heavily on their social ranking
the ranks of different social categories tend to change very slowly over time
stratification occurs because of inequalities in assets or property
One strength of ethnography is that.
the influence of specific variables can be controlled by the investigator
it usually generates richer and more in-depth information than other methods
it is essential when a study is primaritly historical or has a historical dimension
it can only be used to study relatively small groups or communities
If we fail to respect and obey social norms we may face punishment through informal or formal.
techniques of neutralization
Norbert Elias argued that effective communication systems have an evolutionary survival value How did he illustrate this in humans?
by studying whole body language
by studying the face
by studying sign language
by studying small tribal groups
Durkheim's famous definition of religion includes three main elements Which of these is not one of the three? W
religion is a form of culture
religion involves belief in God
religion provides a sense of purpose
religion involves beliefs and ritual practices
The SMSA is based on.
a town smaller than 2500 residents
one or more counties containing at least one city of 50, 000 residents or two cities totaling 50, 000
a town of 10, 000 and surrounding counties
a city of at least 100, 000 residents and its suburbs
Culture change means
change in social structure.
change in social relationship.
change in the culture of a society.
None of these
The end of the Cold war:
raised new concerns about nuclear proliferation
has shifted American policy toward cooperative internationalism
created new possibilities for the world balance of power
All of the above
Which of the following is a group?
commuters riding a train
spectators watching the construction of a building
lines of people at a supermarket checkout counter
softball players performing in a playoff tournament
Which sociologist introduced the concept of culture lag?
William F. Ogburn
Key to Marx's thinking is idea of social
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