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Sociology Chapter 1
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The social science that deals with mental processes and behavior is
What is an intended and recognized consequence of some element of a society?
____________________ guide sociological research methods so that the confidential information provided by research participants is protected.
Which of the following is not one of the theoretical perspectives of sociology?
Which of the following is not an essential element of symbolic interaction?
Which perspective focuses on gender inequality?
A _____ function is an unintended and unrecognized consequence of an element of society.
What is said to exist when a change in one variable is regularly associated with a change in another variable?
The interactionist perspective uses the level of analysis known as ____________________.
Conflict theorists believe that competition over ____________________ is the basis of social conflict.
According to functionalists, society is held together by
What is the main focus of an interactionist perspective?
how forces in society promote competition and change
how various elements of a society function together as a whole
how society explains relationships
how individuals interact with one another in society
Feminist theorists argue that gender inequality is not the result of biology, but is instead caused by ____________________.
Sociologists refer to an observable fact or event that involves human society as a
What is the first step of the research process?
define the problem
choose an experimental design
Questionnaires and interviews are examples of which data collection method?
A statement that predicts the relationship among two or more variables is a ____________________.
The two types of scientific variables are
statistical and hypothetical.
data and observation.
dependent and independent.
survey and experiment.
Which type of sample ensures that every member of the population has an equal chance at being included?
What happens in a participant observation?
Researchers analyze materials from the past.
Researchers count how many times a certain element occurs.
Researchers become directly involved in an investigation.
Researchers gather data under controlled conditions.
What type of evidence can be seen, smelled, tasted, touched, or heard?
The _____ is an objective, logical, and systematic way of collecting empirical data and arriving at a reasoned conclusion.
The social science that studies human society and social behavior is
What is a variable?
a characteristic that can differ in a measurable way
a statistical analysis of data collected during an experiment
the amount of time an experiment runs
the number of people involved in an experiment
The _____ involves analyzing sociological things from the past.
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