Test Bank for Discover Sociology: Core Concepts Eglitis
Test Bank for Discover Sociology: Core Concepts By Daina S. Eglitis, William J. Chambliss, ISBN: 9781544324036, ISBN: 9781506347431, ISBN: 9781544320694, ISBN: 9781544346410
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Discover Sociology
A Curious Mind
The Sociological Imagination
The Development of Sociological Thinking
Sociology: One Way of Looking at the World—or Many?
Principal Themes in This Book
Why Study Sociology?
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?
Chapter 3: Culture and Mass Media
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?
Chapter 4: Socialization and Social Interaction
Selfie and Society
The Birth of the Social Self
Agents of Socialization
Socialization and Aging
Total Institutions and Resocialization
Why Study Socialization and Social Interaction?
Chapter 5: Groups, Organizations, and Bureaucracies
Marooned: Group Dynamics on a Deserted Island
The Nature of Groups
The Power of Groups
Economic, Cultural, and Social Capital
Why Study Groups and Organizations?
Chapter 6: Deviance and Social Control
The Death of Len Bias
What Is Deviant Behavior?
How Do Sociologists Explain Deviance?
Types of Deviance
Social Control of Deviance
Why Study Deviance?
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 Around the World?
Chapter 8: Race and Ethnicity
Athletes Stand for Racial Equality
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 From a Global Perspective
Why Study Race and Ethnicity From a Sociological Perspective?
Chapter 9: Gender and Society
The College Gap: Women and Men on Campus
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?
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?
Chapter 11: Education and the Economy
Robots and the Future of Work
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?
Chapter 12: Social Movements and Social Change
Students and Social Movements
Sociological Perspectives on Social Change
Sources of Social Change
Why Study Social Change?