Sociology Chapter 1

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The social science that deals with mental processes and behavior is
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What is an intended and recognized consequence of some element of a society?
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____________________ guide sociological research methods so that the confidential information provided by research participants is protected.
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Which of the following is not one of the theoretical perspectives of sociology?
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Which of the following is not an essential element of symbolic interaction?
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Which perspective focuses on gender inequality?
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A _____ function is an unintended and unrecognized consequence of an element of society.
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What is said to exist when a change in one variable is regularly associated with a change in another variable?
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The interactionist perspective uses the level of analysis known as ____________________.
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Conflict theorists believe that competition over ____________________ is the basis of social conflict.
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According to functionalists, society is held together by
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What is the main focus of an interactionist perspective?
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Feminist theorists argue that gender inequality is not the result of biology, but is instead caused by ____________________.
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Sociologists refer to an observable fact or event that involves human society as a
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What is the first step of the research process?
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Questionnaires and interviews are examples of which data collection method?
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A statement that predicts the relationship among two or more variables is a ____________________.
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The two types of scientific variables are
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Which type of sample ensures that every member of the population has an equal chance at being included?
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What happens in a participant observation?
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What type of evidence can be seen, smelled, tasted, touched, or heard?
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The _____ is an objective, logical, and systematic way of collecting empirical data and arriving at a reasoned conclusion.
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The social science that studies human society and social behavior is
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What is a variable?
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The _____ involves analyzing sociological things from the past.