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1 The Early Sociologists Review Quiz!!

2 Q1:  Described social dynamics as forces for change and conflict in society

3 A:  Auguste Comte

4 Q2:  Who argued that sociology should be a value-free discipline?

5 A:  Max Weber

6 Q3:  Who strongly advocated racial and gender equality and cooperation among the classes?

7 A:  Harriet Martineau

8 Q4:  Which functionalist argued that people are a product of their social environment not just biology?

9 A:  Emile Durkheim

10 Q5:  Based his theory on economic principles

11 A:  Karl Marx

12 Q6:  Studied those referred to as “sufferers” including the poor, disabled, criminals and alcoholics.

13 A:  Harriet Martineau

14 Q7:  He contributed the idea that Verstehen (seeing the world as others do) was important in sociology.

15 A:  Max Weber

16 Q8:  Felt that people had membership in multiple groups or “social spheres”.

17 A:  Georg Simmel

18 Q9:  He was a contemporary of Charles Darwin and applied evolutionary theory to the study of society.

19 A:  Herbert Spencer

20 Q10:  This theorist believed a better society would emerge if there was cooperation amongst all classes

21 A:  Harriet Martineau

22 Q11:  Felt revolution brought positive change to societies

23 A:  Karl Marx

24 Q12:  Proposed the idea of Positivism- that society could be best understood through scientific inquiry

25 A:  Auguste Comte

26 Q13:  Use the terms dyad and triad to distinguish between social groups made up of two or three members.

27  Georg Simmel

28 Q14:  Which sociologist believed clashes between the bourgeoisie and proletariat resulted in social change

29 A:  Karl Marx

30 Q15:  His theories discuss a way of looking at society by linking personal troubles with public issues to gain insight and understanding of social behaviour and interaction.

31 A:  C. Wright Mills

32 Q16:  Who believed in a theory now called “Social Darwinism”?

33 A:  Herbert Spencer

34 Q17:  This sociologist focused on suicide as a social issue.

35 A:  Emile Durkheim

36 Q18:  The man who created the term “sociology”.

37 A:  Auguste Comte

38 Q19:  Described the breakdown of society as “anomie”.

39 A:  Emile Durkheim

40 Q20:  Translated Comte’s work but unlike him actually conducted sociological research

41 A:  Harriet Martineau

42 Q21:  Believed that only the “fittest" societies would survive

43 A:  Herbert Spencer

44 Q22:  Noted that social interaction differs based on the size of the social group

45 A:  Georg Simmel

46 Q23:  Felt that feelings of powerlessness and alienation would lead people to unite and seek radical change in their societies

47 A:  Karl Marx

48 Q24:  Many critics argued that his theory did not account for the fact that people can alter their environments and that the theory justified concepts such as class and racial and ethnic and gender inequality

49 A:  Herbert Spencer

50 Q25:  Stated that the limits of human behaviour/potential are socially, not biologically based

51 A:  Emile Durkheim

52 Q26:  Described forces for order and stability in society as social statics

53 A:  Auguste Comte

54 Q27:  Believed that some personal difficulties in an individual’s life were the product of historical and social forces and were therefore beyond the individual’s control

55 A:  C. Wright Mills

56 Q28:  Many feel she should in fact be considered a founder in the field of sociology

57 A:  Harriet Martineau

58 Q29:  He strongly opposed any measures that would alter natural selection and damage society by favoring its “weakest/ less worthy members”.

59 A:  Herbert Spencer

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