1. Which of the following perspectives is concerned, primarily, with the meaning that people
place on their own and one another's behavior?
1. According to _____, the task of the sociological imagination is to see the relationship
between individual experiences and larger social forces.
C. Wright Mills
1. Which of the following sociological perspectives views society as a system of highly
interrelated structures or parts that operate together harmoniously?
none of the above.
1. The main focus or unit of analysis for sociologists is:
events which other sciences cannot explain.
1. A sociological theory concerned with the issues of who benefits from particular social
arrangements and how the powerful maintain their positions is known as
concentric zone theory.
1. The sociological imagination asks us to
broaden our perspective beyond individual experiences.
narrow our perspective by looking only at particular events.
theorize without seeking actual evidence.
improve our society.
suspend judgment until all of the facts have been gathered.
1. Sociologically, the positive connection between hours of study and students test scores
demonstrates _____ preparing before taking examinations.
a finding about test taking ability, not the
random event unconnected to the
an example of the need for intervention for students who are unengaged in
a latent function of
a manifest function of
C. Wright Mills used the term _____ to refer to the relationship between individual experiences and forces in
the larger society that shape our actions.
1. The Functionalist perspective and _____ can be thought of as opposite sides of the same coin.
1. Untended and not readily recognized consequences of social processes.
1. _____ theorists contend that social change is pushed forward by social conflict.
None of these
1. Which sociological perspective is focused on how individuals make sense of or interpret
their social world?
All of these
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