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Test Bank for Discover Sociology: Core Concepts 2nd Edition By Daina S. Eglitis, William J. Chambliss, ISBN: 9781071802298, ISBN: 9781544372327

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
CHAPTER 1. DISCOVER SOCIOLOGY
A Curious Mind

The Sociological Imagination

Critical Thinking

The Development of Sociological Thinking

What Is Sociological Theory?

Principal Themes in This Book

Why Study Sociology?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 2. DISCOVER SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
No Roof Overhead: Researching Eviction in America

Sociology and Common Sense

Research and the Scientific Method

Doing Sociological Research

Doing Sociology: A Student’s Guide to Research

Why Learn to Do Sociological Research?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 3. CULTURE AND MASS MEDIA
Superheroes and Sociology

Culture: Concepts and Applications

Culture and Language

Culture and Mass Media

Culture, Class, and Inequality

Culture and Globalization

Why Study Culture and Media Through a Sociological Lens?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 4. SOCIALIZATION AND SOCIAL INTERACTION
My Robot, My Friend

The Birth of the Social Self

Agents of Socialization

Socialization and Aging

Total Institutions and Resocialization

Social Interaction

Why Study Socialization and Social Interaction?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 5. GROUPS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND BUREAUCRACIES
Groupthink: A Case of Deadly Consequences

The Nature of Groups

The Power of Groups

Economic, Cultural, and Social Capital

Organizations

Bureaucracies

Why Study Groups and Organizations?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 6. DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL
To Solve a Murder

What Is Deviant Behavior?

How Do Sociologists Explain Deviance?

Types of Deviance

Social Control of Deviance

Why Study Deviance?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 7. SOCIAL CLASS AND INEQUALITY
Poverty and Prosperity in the United States Today

Stratification in Traditional and Modern Societies

Sociological Building Blocks of Social Class

Class and Inequality in the United States: Dimensions and Trends

The Problem of Neighborhood Poverty

Why Do Stratification and Poverty Exist and Persist in Class Societies?

Dimensions of Global Inequality and Poverty

Theoretical Perspectives on Global Inequality

Why Study Inequality in the United States and Globally?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 8. RACE AND ETHNICITY
Violence and U.S. History

The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity

Minority and Dominant Group Relations

Theoretical Approaches to Ethnicity, Racism, and Minority Status

Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States

Race and Ethnicity in a Global Perspective

Why Study Race and Ethnicity From a Sociological Perspective?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 9. GENDER AND SOCIETY
I Am a Woman, and I Am Fast

Concepts of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality

Constructing Gendered Selves

Gender and Society

Gender and Economics: Men, Women, and the Gender Wage Gap

Classical Theories, Feminist Thought, and the Sociology of Masculinities

Women’s Lives in a Global Perspective

Why Study Gender From a Sociological Perspective?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 10. FAMILIES AND SOCIETY
Millennials and Marriage

How Do Sociologists Study the Family?

Theoretical Perspectives on Families

U.S. Families Yesterday and Today

Socioeconomic Class and Family in the United States

Globalization and Families

Why Study Family Through a Sociological Lens?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 11. EDUCATION AND THE ECONOMY
Robots and Jobs

Education, Industrialization, and the “Credential Society”

Theoretical Perspectives on Education

Education, Opportunity, and Inequality

The Economy in Historical Perspective

The Technological Revolution and the Future of Work

Why Study Education and the Economy?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

CHAPTER 12. SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Activist America?

Sociological Perspectives on Social Change

Sources of Social Change

Social Movements

Why Study Social Change?

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions

Glossary
References
Index