The functionalist theory of inequality suggests that.
high rewards and incentives ensures that the most skilled individuals will take the most important social positions
inequality is inevitable and we are born into poverty or wealth
there are no social functions of inequality so it should be eradicated
the idea of a meritocracy is a dangerous ideology
For a young guitar player a rock band seen on TV would represent a (n).
all of the above
When a new nation is formed.
older tribal loyalties must be abandoned
a "we feeling must emerge among people
people must acknowledge a common history and a sense of a common future
all of these
Dependency theorists from low-income countries drew on the ideas of.
Which of the following is a leading exponent of the view that the criminal justice system serves the interests of the powerful?
The central point of a culture is
Who coined the term sociology and is generally considered to be the founder of sociology?
Most researchers today use only two approaches to determine social class They are the.
life style approach
occupational prestige and socioeconomic status(SES)
Key to world of culture, is a system of symbols that allows members of a society to communication with one another is called
All of the above
The first European people to form a nation were is.
The school of though that considers power to be brokered by various interest groups is called.
In preindustrial societies education was intended for.
a small elite
the obviously intelligent
The factor of socialisation is
all of these
generally correspond to population density
are low in Western Europe and Japan
are high in Arabia and interior African
are low BOTH in Western Europe and Japan and high in Arabia and Africa
What is meant by reflexivity in sociological research?
research findings feed back into society and as a result may change it
research findings empower the general public making them more confident
research funders have control over research findings and who has access
sociologists learn more about the society they live in
Through association with people who are meaningful to us we achieve a sense of security love acceptance companionship and personal worth This is a(n)
A formal structure of an organizations is its.
bylaws and body of officers
appearance to its general public
The coexistence of diverse groups is called.
Who was father of Sociology?
Comte argued that knowledge passed through which three stages?
theological metaphysical positive
ignorance understanding truth
philosophical biological sociological
functionalist marxist interactionist
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