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SOC 100 Strayer Intro To Sociology Entire Course Latest

 

 

Intro To Sociology

 

SOC 100 Strayer Assignment 1 Evaluating Bias in Research Latest

Due Week 3 and worth 60 points

Read the article titled, “As drug industry’s influence over research grows, so does the potential for bias,” located at http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/as-drug-industrys-influence-over-research-grows-so-does-the-potential-for-bias/2012/11/24/bb64d596-1264-11e2-be82-c3411b7680a9_story.html.

Review the six (6) rules of critical thinking (Chapter 1) and the steps of “Doing Sociology: A Student’s Guide to Research” (Chapter 2).

Student Success Tip: As you review the steps, jot a few notes or thoughts down. Relax and prepare to write a concise and accurate essay.

Write a one to two (1-2) page essay in which you:

  1. Identify the first step in the student’s guide to research.
  2. Define the first step of research in your own words.
  3. Identify the major assumptions and bias of the drug industry that underlie drug research.
  4. Identify the personal bias that you, as a consumer, have on the drug industry’s influence over research.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • To keep this essay short and manageable, your only sources for the essay should be the article from The Washington Post and the sections noted in your text. For this reason, APA citations or references are not required for this assignment.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page len

SOC 100 Strayer Assignment 2 Social Control and Criminal Deviance Bullying Latest

Details:

Bullying is a difficult concept to understand and reconcile the consequences. This assignment focuses on the critical thinking skills that are needed to analyze an emotionally charged topic.

Student Success Tips

  • Review the Student’s Guide to Research section of the textbook (Chapter 2)
  • Take notes as you watch the video below.

Watch the video titled, “From school yard bullying to genocide: Barbara Coloroso at TEDxCalgary” (19 min 5 s) located below. You may also view the video athttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkG0nssouFg.

Watch Video

From school yard bullying to genocide: Barbara Coloroso at TEDx Calgary

Duration: (19:06)

User: tedxtalks – Added: 2/20/14

Write a one to two (1-2) page essay in which you:

  1. Identify the most important step in the student’s guide to research that you would need in order to analyze bullying.
  2. Define the identified critical step of research in your words.
  3. Explain how bullying relates to one (1) of the following topics:
    1. the agents of socialization (i.e., family, teachers and school, peers),
    2. formal organizations (i.e., conformity to groups),
    3. different types of deviance (i.e., everyday deviance, sexual deviance, or criminal deviance).

Provide a rationale for your response.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • To keep this essay short and manageable, your only sources for the essay should be the TED video and the sections noted in your text. For this reason, APA citations or references are not required for this assignment.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Define the basic concepts used in the discipline of sociology.
  • Define the various methodologies for sociological research.
  • Identify the sociological perspective to the inequalities of class, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomics, and political aspects.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in sociology.
  • Write clearly and concisely about sociology using proper writing mechanics.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.

SOC 100 Strayer Assignment 3: Obesity in America Latest

Obesity in America is considered an epidemic. There are many contributing factors to obesity (both childhood and adult), such as biological, environmental, social, or economic factors. Review the information on obesity on pages 383 to 385 in the textbook. You may also use the Internet or Strayer Library to research obesity and its causes. Suggested Reading:

Write a one to two page (1-2) page essay in which you:

  1. Describe the effect that obesity (childhood and / or adult) has had on you personally or your community.
  2. Select one (1) contributing factor to childhood or adult obesity. Recommend two (2) preventative measures related to the selected factor that people can take in order to reduce their chance of becoming obese.
  3. Discuss one (1) sociological theory that relates to the selected contributing factor to obesity.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • To keep this essay short and manageable, your only sources for the essay should be the article from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the sections noted in your text. For this reason, APA citations or references are not required for this assignment.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Define the basic concepts used in the discipline of sociology.
  • Explain the major theoretical paradigms of sociology.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in sociology.
  • Write clearly and concisely about sociology using proper writing mechanics.

SOC 100 Strayer Week 1 Quiz 1 Latest (20 pts)

Question 1

The ability to grasp the relationship between individual lives and the larger social forces that shape them is referred to as:

Question 2

_________founded and named sociology as a discipline, pushing for a positivist society in which knowledge would be based on scientific reasoning and facts.

Question 3

Accepted social behaviors and beliefs are referred to as:

Question 4

The ability to evaluate claims about truth by using reason and evidence is referred to as:

Question 5

The scientific study of human social relationships, groups, and societies is known as:

Question 6

The ability to mobilize resources and achieve goals despite the resistance of others is referred to as:

Question 7

________believed that nearly all known societies are characterized by some system of division by economic class, which results in conflict as classes compete for wealth, power, and resources.

Question 8

The practical application of knowledge to transform natural resources for human use is referred to as:

SOC 100 Strayer Week 2 Quiz 2 Latest

This quiz consists of 16 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapters 2 and 3.

Question 1

A characteristic of results that systematically misrepresent the full dimensions of what is being studied is referred to as:

Question 2

A researcher finds that as years spent driving increases, the number of accidents decreases. This is an example of:

Question 3

Specific techniques for systematically gathering data referred to ass

Question 4

_______reasoning starts from specific data and tries to identify larger patterns from which to derive more general theories.

Question 5

A Variable is defined as:

Question 6

The term used to summarize a set of phenomena is:

Question 7

Random Sampling Refers to:

Question 8

The process of gathering empirical (scientific and specific) data, creating theories, and rigorously testing theories is known as:

Question 9

theorists would argue that elites use culture to gain or maintain power over other groups.

Question 10

The worldview whereby we judge other cultures by the standards of our own is referred to as:

Question 11

The physical objects created, embraced, or consumed by society that help shape peoples’ lives are referred to as:

Question 12

Commitment to respecting cultural differences rather than submerging them into a larger, dominant culture is referred to as:

Question 13

A culture that exists together with a dominant culture but differs from it in some important respects is referred to as:

Question 14

The worldview whereby we understand the practices of another society sociologically, in terms of that society’s own norms and values and not our own, is referred to as:

Question 15

The contradiction between the goals of ideal culture and the practices of real culture is referred to as:

Question 16

Which of the following would be considered a violation of a folkway?

SOC 100 Strayer Week 4 Quiz 3 Latest

Question 1

Piaget’s idea that the ability to make logical decisions increases as a person grows older is referred to as:

Question 2

The unspoken classroom socialization to the norms, values, and roles of a culture that school provides is referred to as

Question 3

The study of social interaction as if it were governed by the norms of theatrical performance is referred to as

Question 4

Institutions that isolate individuals from the rest of society to achieve administrative control over most aspects of their lives are referred to as

Question 5

Which of the following is an example of a secondary group?

Question 6

A group consisting of three people is referred to as

Question 7

Groups characterized by intense emotional ties, intimacy, and identification with membership in the group are referred to as

Question 8

The ability of groups to exclude outsiders participating in the group or enjoying group resources is referred to as

Question 9

Any behavior, practice, or condition that results in disapproval, hostility, or sanction if it becomes known is referred to as

Question 10

An act defined in the law as punishable by fines, imprisonment or both is referred to as

Question 11

According to Emile Durkheim, what condition occurs when people lose sight of the shared rules and values that give order and meaning to their lives?

Question 12

The argument that deviant behavior is little more than a product of the labels people attach to certain types of behavior is referred to as

Question 13

The systematic ranking of different groups of people in a hierarchy of inequality is referred to as

Question 14

The number of deaths of infants under age 1 per 1000 live births per year is referred to as

Question 15

A disparity in income, wealth, power, prestige, and other resources is referred to as

Question 16

Areas that lack places that sell competitively priced, healthy, and fresh food are referred to as

SOC 100 Strayer Week 5 Midterm Exam Part 1

Question 1

The bonds that unite the members of a social group is referred to as

Question 2

The scientific study of human social relationships, groups, and societies is known as

Question 3

According to Marx, the key difference between the working class and the capitalist class was

Question 4

Elementary schools serve as childcare institutions, allowing more parents to participate in the workforce. Which perspective does this statement reflect?

Question 5

Formal organizations characterized by written rules, hierarchical authority, and a paid staff, intended to promote organizational efficiency, are referred to as

Question 6

__________ believed that nearly all known societies are characterized by some system of division by economic class, which results in conflict as classes compete for wealth, power, and resources

Question 7

Accepted social behaviors and beliefs are referred to as

Question 8

Competition between social classes over the distribution of wealth, power, and other valued resources in society is referred to as

Question 9

The ability of individuals and groups to exercise free will and to make social change is referred to as

Question 10

The idea that concepts and measurement accurately represent what they claim to represent is referred to as

Question 11

A characteristic of results that systematically misrepresent the full dimensions of what is being studied is referred to as

Question 12

The process of gathering empirical (scientific and specific) data, creating theories, and rigorously testing theories is known as

Question 13

The repetition of a previous study using a different sample or population to verify or refute the original findings is referred to as

Question 14

A variable is defined as

Question 15

A _________ relationship is one in which one variable is the cause of another variable

Question 16

The term used to summarize a set of phenomena is

Question 17

In sociological research, ideas about the world that describe a possible relationship between social phenomena are referred to as

Question 18

The worldview whereby we understand the practices of another society sociologically, in terms of that society’s own norms and values and not our own, is referred to as

Question 19

Powerful mores, the violation of which is considered serious and even unthinkable, are referred to as

Question 20

Common rules of a culture that govern the behavior of people belonging to it are referred to as

Question 21

The worldview whereby we judge other cultures by the standards of our own is referred to as

Question 22

The abstract creations of human cultures, including ideas about behavior and living, are referred to as

Question 23

The ability of a local culture to absorb outside influences that fit in and enrich their culture while resisting those that are alien is known as

Question 24

The physical objects created, embraced, or consumed by society that help shape peoples’ lives are referred to as

Question 25

The beliefs, norms, behaviors, and products common to the members of a particular group are referred to as

SOC 100 Strayer Week 5 Midterm Exam Part 2

Question 1

Which of the following behaviors is most likely the result of family socialization?

Question 2

Which of the following would he considered a violation of “normal” social interaction in the United States?

Question 3

Piaget’s idea that the ability to make logical decisions increases as a person grows older is referred to as

Question 4

The study of social interaction as if it were governed by the norms of theatrical performance is referred to as

Question 5

The ordinary, taken -for-granted rules that enable people to live, work, and socialize together are referred to as

Question 6

Psychoanalysis, the psychological perspective that emphasizes the complex reasoning processes of the conscious and unconscious mind, is associated with which major theorist?

Question 7

A(n) organization is rationally designed to achieve particular objectives by means of explicit rules, regulations, and procedures

Question 8

Large, impersonal groups with minimal emotional and intimate ties are referred to as

Question 9

The ability of groups to exclude outsiders participating in the group or enjoying group resources is

Question 10

________refers to when members of a group ignore anything that goes against the group consensus

Question 11

The idea that there exists an overarching structure within which culture and other aspects of society can be understood is referred to as

Question 12

Power exercised over those who recognize it as deserved or earned is referred to as

Question 13

The argument that deviant behavior is little more than a product of the labels people attach to certain types of behavior is referred to as

Question 14

A crime considered so heinous that it is punishable by death is referred to as

Question 15

In the United States, which of the following would not be considered to be a normative cultural goal that people strive for?

Question 16

Theories that identify the conflicting interests of certain segments of the population are referred to as

Question 17

The idea that what is labeled deviant or criminal—and therefore who gets punished—is determined by the interests of the dominant class is referred to as

Question 18

The idea that conflicts generated by fundamental contradictions in the structure of society produce laws defining certain acts as deviant or criminal is referred to as

Question 19

The ability to exercise influence on political institutions and/or actors to realize personal or group interests is referred to as

Question 20

A society in which personal success is based on talent and individual effort is referred to as

Question 21

A disparity in income, wealth, power, prestige, and other resources is referred to as

Question 22

The systematic ranking of different groups of people in a hierarchy of inequality is referred to as

Question 23

The number of deaths of infants under age 1 per 1000 live births per year is referred to as

Question 24

The upward or downward status movement of individuals or groups over time is referred to as

Question 25

Class position at birth influences one’s¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬________     , the opportunities and obstacles the person will encounter in education, social life, and work that affect social mobility

SOC 100 Strayer Week 7 Quiz 4 Latest

Question 1

The difference between the earnings of women who work full-time year round as a group and men who work full-time year round as a group is called

Question 2

The matrix of domination is a system in which

Question 3

Sex is defined as

Question 4

How early do sociologists believe parents begin socializing their children into gender?

Question 5

The “second shift” refers to

Question 6

When two or more people live together and have a legally or normatively recognized relationship, this is an example of which of the following social institutions?

Question 7

Marriage limited to partners who are members of the same social group or caste are referred to as:

Question 8

What expression does Talcott Parsons use to describe the family?

Question 9

Which of the following is an explanation for declining fertility rates in modern societies?

Question 10

Marriages may be legitimized by which of the following?

Question 11

School segregation based on residential patterns or student choice, despite the legal segregation being banned, is referred to as:

Question 12

What percentage of students who enroll in college complete a degree?

Question 13

A society in which access to desirable jobs and social status depends on the posession of a certificate or diploma is referred to as:

Question 14

_________ refers to the education of racial minorities in schools that are geographically, economically, and/or socially separated from those attended by the racial majority.

Question 15

Schools were originally established in the United States for which of the following purposes?

Question 16

The transmission of society’s norms, values, and knowledge base by means of direct instruction is referred to as

SOC 100 Strayer Week 8 Quiz 5 Latest

Question 1

The study of human cultures and societies and their development is known as:

Question 2

A church that is formally allied with the state and is the official religion of the society is referred to as:

Question 3

The idea that religions can be understood as organizations in competition with one another for followers is known as

Question 4

The rise in worldly thinking, particularly as seen in the rise of science, technology, and rational thought, and a simultaneous decline in the influence of religion, can be described as

Question 5

People who are temporary or permanent residents and who do not have the same rights and privileges as citizens are referred to as

Question 6

A single people or nation governed by a political authority or state is commonly referred to as:

Question 7

The threat or use of physical violence to force compliance is referred to as

Question 8

The codified rules of behavior established by a government and backed by the threat of force are known as

Question 9

The social institution that organizes the ways in which a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services is known as

Question 10

An economy based on the exchange of goods and services rather than money is known as

Question 11

Highly educated professionals who engage in mental labor and the manipulation of symbols are also known as

Question 12

The replacement of human labor by machines in the process of manufacturing is known as

Question 13

Which of the following food categories receives the most federal subsidies?

Question 14

Which of the following is the number one cause of premature death in the United States?

Question 15

Which of the following countries spends the most per capita on health care?

Question 16

Activities intended to sustain, promote, and enhance health are referred to as:

SOC 100 Strayer Week 10 Quiz 6 Latest

This Quiz consists of 16 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapters 8, 17 through 18

Question 1

Zygmunt Bauman has written on what he describes as   , where modern citizens vie for a relationship to physical spaces and places, including countries

Question 2

The systematic disparities in income, wealth, health, education, access to technology, opportunity, and power between countries, communities, and households around the world are known as:

Question 3

The comparative economic measure that uses international dollars to indicate the amount of goods and services someone could buy in the United States with a given amount of money is known as:

Question 4

The idea that poverty of some countries is a consequence of their exploitation by wealthy, capitalist states is known as:

Question 5

About what proportion of fully illiterate adults are women?

Question 6

Which of the following countries is experiencing high population growth as a result of migration, rather than natural population increase?

Question 7

The tendency of population growth to continue beyond the point when replacement-rate fertility has been achieved because of the high concentration of people of childbearing age is referred to as:

Question 8

Which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?

Question 9

What term is used to describe a constant rate of population growth that produces a population that grows by an increasing amount with each passing year?

Question 10

The science of population size, distribution, and composition is defined as:

Question 11

The development of increasing societal complexity through the creation of specialized social roles and institutions is referred to as:

Question 12

Which of the following theorists highlighted the importance of ideas in maintaining order and oppression in society?

Question 13

Voluntary, goal-oriented action that occurs in relatively disorganized situations is known as:

Question 14

An illegal, prolonged outbreak of violent behavior by a large group of people against individuals or property is referred to as:

Question 15

Temporary gatherings of closely interacting people with a common focus are known as

Question 16

According to Antonio Gramsci,   intellectuals are those who emerge from oppressed groups and create counter hegemonies that challenge dominant and dominating ideas.

SOC 100 Strayer Week 11 Final Exam Part-1

Question 1

Less powerful groups who are dominated politically and economically by a dominant group are referred to as:

Question 2

A group sharing apparent physical traits deemed by society to be socially significant is referred to as:

Question 3

The coexistence of different racial and ethnic groups characterized by acceptance and respect for one another’s differences is referred to as:

Question 4

The study of communities and their social status, practices, and problems to understand patterns of health and disease is referred to as:

Question 5

A _______ is an attribute that discredits individuals because it overshadows other attributes and merits the individual may possess.

Question 6

The difference between the earnings of women who work full-time year round as a group and men who work full-time year round as a group is called:

Question 7

How early do sociologists believe parents begin socializing their children into gender?

Question 8

The matrix of domination is a system in which

Question 9

Patriarchy refers to:

Question 10

Which of the following is considered the “factory of gendered personalities”?

Question 11

Social groups consisting of one or more parents, children, and other kin, often spanning several generations, living in the same household are referred to as:

Question 12

In pre-industrial Societies, which of the following marriage patterns was most common?

Question 13

What expression does Talcott Parsons use to describe the family?

Question 14

According to Nancy Chodorow women, are socialized to be ______, seeking close bonds and defining themselves through relationships.

Question 15

Families characterized by parents living with their biological children and apart from other kin are referred to as:

Question 16

The transmission of society’s norms, values, and knowledge base by means of direct instruction is referred to as:

Question 17

Education is increasingly important for job seekers due primarily to which of the following factors?

Question 18

The ability to read and write at a level sufficient to fulfill everyday practical needs is referred to as:

Question 19

A society in which access to desirable jobs and social status depends on the posession of a certificate or diploma is referred to as:

Question 20

Which of the following is an example of a symbolic interactionist approach to studying education issues?

Question 21

Max Weber’s concept of the “routinization of charisma” can be described as:

Question 22

A system of common beliefs and rituals centered on “sacred things” that unites believers and provides a sense of meaning and purpose is referred to as:

Question 23

The rise in worldly thinking, particularly as seen in the rise of science, technology, and rational thought, and a simultaneous decline in the influence of religion, can be described as:

Question 24

Shared beliefs, values, norms, ideas, institutions, and organizations that create a common identity among a group of people is referred to as:

Question 25

A church that is formally allied with the state and is the official religion of the society is referred to as:

SOC 100 Strayer Week 11 Final Exam Part-2

Question 1

According to Domhoff, the ______ is made up of individuals who are linked to the social upper class, the corporate community, and the policy-formation organizations that influence government policy.

Question 2

Which of the following would be considered a political right?

Question 3

The codified rules of behavior established by a government and backed by the threat of force are known as:

Question 4

________ is power based on a belief in the lawfulness of enacted rules (laws) and the legitimate right of leaders to exercise authority under such rules.

Question 5

The social institution that organizes the ways in which a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services is known as:

Question 6

An economy based on the exchange of goods and services rather than money is known as:

Question 7

Highly educated professionals who engage in mental labor and the manipulation of symbols are also known as:

Question 8

Objects that have an economic value to others are referred to as

Question 9

Medicine emphasizing a healthy lifestyle that will prevent poor health before it occurs is referred to as:

Question 10

Which of the following food categories receives the most federal subsidies?

Question 11

Which of the following illnesses is least likely to be associated with a person “playing” a sick role?

Question 12

An institutionalized system for the scientific diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness is known as

Question 13

Of the 2.5 million young enlisted U.S. men served in Vietnam, about what percentage were from working-class and poor backgrounds?

Question 14

From 2001 to 2011, the United States spent an estimated ______ on defense and homeland security.

Question 15

Which of the following wars had the highest number of combined military and civilian casualties?

Question 16

The significant rise in birth rates following long periods of war or conflict is commonly known as:

Question 17

“Birth dearth” refers to:

Question 18

Which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?

Question 19

Which of the following is a characteristic of a second demographic transition?

Question 20

The science of population size, distribution, and composition is defined as:

Question 21

Dominant ideas that lead people to consent to their own domination are known as

Question 22

Temporary gatherings of closely interacting people with a common focus are known as:

Question 23

The development of increasing societal complexity through the creation of specialized social roles and institutions is referred to as:

Question 24

Voluntary, goal-oriented action that occurs in relatively disorganized situations is known as:

Question 25

Traditional, homogeneous societies are characterized by _______ solidarity, while diverse, modem societies are characterized by ____ solidarity.