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2 Introduction and History of Sociology Terminology (Not multiple choice, but worth more) Key Sociological Folks How are we kin?!? Can I Holla at ya? 3 Major Perspectives Origins of Sociology

3 100 200 300 400 500 Terminology

4 100 200 300 400 500 Origins of Sociology

5 100 200 300 400 500 3 Major Perspectives

6 100 200 300 400 500 Key Sociological Folks 600 700 800 900

7 100 200 300 400 500 How are we kin?!?

8 100 200 300 400 500 Can I Holla at ya?

9 1. A large social grouping that shares the same geographical territory and is subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations is called: society

10 2. A view that looks at behaviors of groups, not individuals is known as Sociological perspective

11 3. The ability to see the relationship between individual (I) experiences and the larger society (nation). Sociological Imagination

12 4. The systematic (organized) study of human society and social interaction (communication). sociology

13 5. Forrest Gump looks at how historical events impact normal events in an individual’s life. Generally people do not realize what happens until after it is done. What is this known as: Sociological Imagination

14 6. In this event, the unfairness of the class system was questioned and many royals were executed French Revolution

15 7. In the origins of sociology, Europeans had been successful in obtaining (conquering) colonies and were introduced to different cultures by doing this. Travel

16 8. In the origins of sociology, enlightenment (life, liberty, etc.) in part inspired this event American Revolution

17 9. These occurrences, such as Newton’s laws explaining the movement of everything visible in the universe (from planets to buildings), help advance sociology. Advances in Natural Sciences

18 10. This event included masses of people moved to the cities in search of work and were met with overcrowding, filth, and poverty Industrial Revolution

19 11. This perspective involves the constraint (limits) and coercion (intimidation) of some members by others usually in the form of the discrimination of minorities Conflict

20 12. This perspective states that people’s interpretation or definition of a items such as the American flag are based on the meaning they learned from others Symbolic Interaction

21 13. This perspective seeks to be a stable, orderly system and states most aspects of society contribute to society’s well being Structural (Functionalism)

22 14. This perspective states that we need Societal Consensus (Agreement) such as a common set of values, beliefs, behavioral expectations for society to work Structural (Functionalism)

23 15. People base their actions on their interpretations in this perspective. Symbolic Interaction

24 16. This sociologist was a functionalist and coined Phrase “Survival of the Fittest”. He was opposed to social reform and believed in the lower and higher forms of society. Herbert Spencer

25 17. This person believed that the struggle between social classes is a major force in history and eventually society will have no classes Karl Marx

26 18. This sociologist was concerned with the social position of African- Americans in US society and used statistics to examine racial discrimination against blacks. W.E.B. DuBois

27 19. This sociologist was the first to win the Nobel Peace Prize (1931) as an American sociologist and pioneered the study of social problems in Chicago. Jane Addams

28 20. This functionalist sociologist first used the term sociology in print in 1838. Auguste Comte.

29 21. This sociologist discussed the concept anomie where s ocial control becomes ineffective as a result of the loss of shared values and a sense of purpose in society Emilie Durkheim

30 22. This sociologist discussed the concept of Verstehen – understanding social behavior by putting yourself in the place of others Max Weber

31 23. This sociologist was a structural functionalist that stated that most aspects of society exist to promote a society ’ s survival and welfare Robert Merton

32 24. 24. This sociologist focused on the subjugation (conquest) of women and the enslavement of other humans. Harriet Martineau

33 25. The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology

34 26. This discipline examines the past events in human societies generally rely on historical documents newspapers and oral histories History

35 27. This discipline studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics

36 28. This discipline investigates the organization and administration history and theory of government Political Science

37 29. This discipline concentrates on the study of preliterate societies (do not use writing) Anthropology

38 30. This arena concerns the production, distribution, purchase and sale of goods in an attempt to make a profit. Business and Industry

39 31. This arena concerns the exchange of information between people, e.g. by means of speaking, writing, or using a common system of signs or behavior communications

40 32. This arena concerns the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending for others. Advocacy

41 33. This arena concerns the system of law enforcement, involving police, lawyers, courts, and corrections, used for all stages of criminal proceedings and punishment. Criminal Justice

42 34. This arena concerns systematic investigation into certain subjects (or products) and the methods of procedure developed in advance Research and Planning

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