Lecture Notes for SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology with Snizek at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Study Guide 1
Class:SOC 1004 - Introductory Sociology
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2008
  • Social Environment
  • Relativists
  • Interrupting
  • Social Role
  • Performing Stage
  • The Thomas Theorem
  • Thomas Theorem
  • Countercultures
  • Master Status
  • Achieved Status
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Exam 1: Sample Questions Lecture Items: 1. Delinquents, social dropouts, or the militia movement are examples of: 1. countercultures 2. ethnic groups 3. cultural relativists 4. non-cultures Sapir and Whorf Hypothesis: 1. developed the first linguistic dictionary 2. proposed that people view the world in a culturally universal way 3. argues that language has a powerful influence on thoughts 4. found that several Hokies lived in a hut on the banks of the New River, near Radford The W.I. Thomas Theorem states that: 1. if something can go wrong, it will 2. people rise to their level of incompetence, especially when left unsupervised 3. work expands to fill the time available to complete it 4. if people define situations as real, they are real in their consequences When social scientists examine the practice of the Inuit leaving their elderly to perish in the cold, they typically evaluate the behavior pattern in the context of the Inuit culture. This is an example of: 1. Christianity 2. cultural relativism 3. sync...

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