Sociology Super Review All You Need to Know

Sociology Super Review All You Need to Know

by J. Brice, Robyn A., Ernest L. Wiggins
     
 

Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of Sociology is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying Sociology.

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Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of Sociology is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying Sociology.

The Super Review of Sociology offers you:

  • Concise, yet comprehensive coverage of Sociology
  • Student-friendly language to make learning easier
  • Easy-to-grasp, logically ordered Sociology reviews that prepare you for homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals
  • Sociology review questions in Q & A format following each topic or chapter
  • Easy-to-follow detailed answer explanations to each review question
  • Sociology quizzes to test your knowledge of the material and guide you toward areas that need further study

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878911950
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Super Reviews Study Guides
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,365,573
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction to Sociology
1.1Defining Sociology1
1.2The Unit of Study1
1.3The Perspective: Humanistic or Scientific2
1.4The Sociological Imagination2
1.5The Science3
1.6The Social Sciences3
1.7The Theory: Inductive or Deductive3
1.8The Theoretical Approach5
1.9The Origins of Sociology9
1.10Careers in Sociology11
Quiz: Introduction to Sociology11
Chapter 2The Methods of Research
2.1Defining Research Methods15
2.2Survey Research16
2.3Experimentation17
2.4Observation18
2.5Secondary Analysis19
2.6The Stages of Research21
2.7Ethical Problems22
Quiz: The Methods of Research23
Chapter 3Socialization
3.1The Process of Socialization and Self-Formation27
3.2Agents of Socialization29
3.3Resocialization and the Role of Total Institution31
3.4Sigmund Freud32
3.5Charles Horton Cooley33
3.6George Herbert Mead33
3.7Erving Goffman34
3.8Jean Piaget34
3.9Erik Erikson37
3.10Lawrence Kohlberg38
3.11Carol Gilligan39
Quiz: Socialization39
Chapter 4Defining Culture
4.1Culture43
4.2Material and Nonmaterial Culture43
4.3Aspects of Culture44
4.4Cultural Diversity47
4.5Subcultures and Countercultures48
Quiz: Defining Culture49
Chapter 5Defining Society
5.1Society52
5.2Sociocultural Evolution52
5.3Types of Societies52
5.4Theories of Society53
Quiz: Defining Society58
Chapter 6Defining Social Interaction
6.1Social Interaction62
6.2Social Structure, Society, and Social Systems62
6.3Status63
6.4Roles64
Quiz: Defining Social Interaction67
Chapter 7Groups and Organizations
7.1Social Groups and Relationships71
7.2Associations and Communal Relationships71
7.3Social Groups72
7.4Characteristics of Groups74
7.5Group Leadership78
7.6Organizations78
7.7Bureaucracy80
Quiz: Groups and Organizations83
Chapter 8Deviance
8.1Defining Deviance87
8.2Deviance and Stigma87
8.3Deviance, Conformity, Social Order, and Social Control88
8.4Deviance and Social Groups90
8.5Functions and Deviance91
8.6Biological Explanations of Deviance92
8.7Psychological Explanations of Deviance94
8.8Sociological Explanations of Deviance94
Quiz: Deviance97
Chapter 9Family and Society
9.1Social Institutions101
9.2Kinship101
9.3Marriage102
9.4Family102
9.5Forms of Vested Authority103
9.6Endogamy and Exogamy: Marriage Patterns103
9.7Monogamy and Polygamy: Marriage Patterns104
9.8Residential Patterns: Patrilocality, Matrilocality, and Neolocality104
Quiz: Family and Society105
Chapter 10Economics and Society
10.1Traditionalism and Economic Rationality109
10.2Division of Labor110
10.3Comparative Economic Systems110
10.4Sectors of the Economy111
10.5Distribution Systems112
Quiz: Economics and Society112
Chapter 11Politics and Society
11.1The Political Order116
11.2Three Types of Authority116
11.3Types of Government117
11.4The Political Process119
11.5C. Wright Mills' The Power Elite119
11.6G. William Domhoff's Governing Class119
11.7David Riesman's Pluralist Vision120
Quiz: Politics and Society121
Chapter 12Society and Religion
12.1Religion and Society125
12.2The Sacred and the Profane126
12.3Durkheim126
12.4Weber126
12.5Forms of Religious Organization--Cult, Sect, Church127
12.6World Religions128
Quiz: Society and Religion129
Chapter 13Defining Social Stratification
13.1Social Stratification133
13.2Life Chances134
13.3Stratification and Social Structure134
13.4Systems of Stratification135
13.5Davis and Moore--A Functionalist View of Social Stratification137
13.6Marx, Weber, and Modern Conflict Theory138
Quiz: Defining Social Stratification139
Chapter 14Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change
14.1Defining Collective Behavior143
14.2Relatively Spontaneous Expressions of Collective Behavior143
14.3Other Forms of Collective Behavior--Crowds145
14.4Other Aspects of Collective Behavior--Public Versus Private146
14.5Explaining Collective Behavior147
14.6Social Movements148
Quiz: Collective Behavior, Social Movements, and Social Change150

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