Test Bank for Sociology in Action Korgen
Test Bank for Sociology in Action By Kathleen Odell Korgen, Maxine P. Atkinson, ISBN: 9781544324043, ISBN: 9781506345901, ISBN: 9781544322391, ISBN: 9781544341972
Table of Contents
Chapter 2: Seeing Through a Theoretical Perspective
Mikaila Mariel Arthur
Chapter 3: Using Research Methods
About the Authors
Chapter 4: Recognizing Culture
About the Contributors
Chapter 5: Understanding Socialization
CHAPTER 1 Training Your Sociological Eye (Kathleen Odell Korgen)
Chapter 6: Identifying Deviant Behavior
What Is Sociology?
Chapter 7: Confronting Economic Inequliaty
Changing How You View the World
Chapter 9: Realizing the Impact of Race
Sociology as a Social Science
Chapter 10: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Families
Differentiating between Good Generalizations and Stereotypes
Chapter 11: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Education
The Obligations of Sociology
Chapter 12: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Religion
The Benefits of Sociology
Chapter 13: Saving the Environment
Chapter 14: Changing Society through Social Movements
CHAPTER 2 Understanding Theory (Kathleen Lowney)
What Is Theory?
Understanding the Structural Functionalist Perspective
Understanding the Conflict Theoretical Perspective
Understanding the Symbolic Interactionist Perspective
Full Theoretical Circle
CHAPTER 3 Using Research Methods (Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur)
What Is Research?
What Are Data and Where Do We Get Them?
What Do We Do with Data?
Getting Started Doing Research
Sampling and Measurement
What Makes Research Good?
CHAPTER 4 Recognizing Culture (David Rohall)
Identifying Elements of Culture
Typology of Societies
Considering Cultural Variations
The Power of Culture
CHAPTER 5 Understanding Socialization (Amy Sodaro)
What Is Socialization?
Understanding Theories of Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Status, Social Roles, and Identity
CHAPTER 6 Identifying Deviant Behavior (Rena C. Zito)
Understanding Theories of Deviance and Crime
Managing Deviant Identities
CHAPTER 7 Confronting Economic Inequality (Sandra Enos)
What Is Economic Inequality?
Why Is There Economic Inequality?
Understanding Social Stratification
Examining the Class System
Mobility within and across Generations
Consequences of Inequality
CHAPTER 8 Constructing Gender, Sex, and Sexuality (Maxine P. Atkinson)
Defining Sex, Gender, Intersex, and Transgender
Major Perspectives Used to Understand Gender
Learning and Creating Gender
Gender, Sexuality, and Work
CHAPTER 9 Recognizing the Importance of Race (Kathleen Odell Korgen)
Defining Race and Ethnicity
The Repercussions of Race
Discrimination by the U.S. Government
Racial and Ethnic Inequality Today
Racism and Ethnocentrism Globally
Responding (or Not) to Racism and Ethnocentrism Today
CHAPTER 10 Understanding Institutions: Family (Carissa Froyum)
What Shapes Families?
The Changing Family across History
Understanding Families through Theory
Families Caring for Each Other
How Work and Policy Shape Families
CHAPTER 11 Understanding Institutions: Education (Melissa S. Fry)
What Is Education as an Institution?
Education and Modes of Production
Education and Social Inequality in the United States
Global Education and Global Inequality
Leveling the Playing Field: Public Policy and Education
CHAPTER 12 Understanding Institutions: Religion (Andrea Hunt)
Defining Religion Sociologically
Religious Pluralism and Secularization
Changing Religious Life in the United States
Global Diffusion of Religion
Applying Sociological Theory to Religion
Religion, Social Issues, and Social Change
CHAPTER 13 Saving the Environment (John Liu)
Facing Our Environmental Challenges
How Do Sociologists Study Environmental Issues?
How Did We Mess Up? Theories of Environmental Change
Consumption and the Environment
Who Suffers Most from Environmental Problems?
Social Solutions to Environmental Problems
CHAPTER 14 Changing Society through Social Movements (Wendy Christensen)
What Is a Social Movement?
Participating in Social Movements
Types of Social Movements
Social Movement Theory
The Six Steps of Social Movement Success
Success Can Bring Backlash: The Marriage Equality Movement
How Can We Create Social Change?