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Test Bank for Essentials of Sociology 3rd Edition Ritzer

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Essentials of Sociology 3rd Edition By George Ritzer, Wendy Wiedenhoft Murphy, ISBN: 9781506388946, ISBN: 9781506388953, ISBN: 9781544328904, ISBN: 9781544346441

Table Of Content

Letter from the Authors
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1 AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY IN THE GLOBAL AGE

The Changing Nature of the Social World—and Sociology

Central Concerns for a Twenty- First-Century Sociology

Sociology: Continuity and Change

The Social Construction of Reality

Sociology’s Purpose: Science or Social Reform?

Sociology, the Other Social Sciences, and Common Sense

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

2 THINKING ABOUT AND RESEARCHING THE SOCIAL WORLD

Theorizing the Social World

Contemporary Sociological Theory

Researching the Social World

Issues in Social Research

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

3 CULTURE

A Definition of Culture

The Basic Elements of Culture

Cultural Differences 70 Ideal and Real Culture

Global Culture

Emerging Issues in Culture

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

4 SOCIALIZATION AND INTERACTION

The Individual and the Self

The Individual as Performer

Socialization

Interaction

Superordinate-Subordinate Interactions

Micro-Level Social Structures

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

5 ORGANIZATIONS, SOCIETIES, AND GLOBAL RELATIONSHIPS

Organizations

Contemporary Organizational Realities

Societies

Global Relationships

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

6 DEVIANCE AND CRIME

Deviance

Theories of Deviance

Crime

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

7 SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND GLOBALLY

Dimensions of Social Stratification

Economic Inequality

Social Mobility

Theories of Social Stratification

Consumption and Social Stratification

Global Stratification

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

8 RACE AND ETHNICITY

The Concepts of Race and Ethnicity

Majority–Minority Relations

Racism

Race and Ethnicity in a Global Context

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

9 GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Gender and Sex

The Sociology of Sexuality

Sexuality, Gender, and Globalization

Global Flows Related to Gender

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

10 FAMILIES

Family, Marriage, and Intimate Relationships

Broad Changes in Marriage and the Family

Theorizing the Family

Problems in the Family

Global Families

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

11 EDUCATION AND RELIGION

Education

Inequality in Education

Globalization and Education

Religion

Components of Religion

Types of Religious Institutions

Religion and Globalization

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

12 POLITICS AND THE ECONOMY

Politics: Democracy or Dictatorship

Who Rules the United States?

Global Politics

The U.S. Economy: From Industrialization to Deindustrialization

Work, Consumption, and Leisure

Globalization and the Economy

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

13 THE BODY, MEDICINE, HEALTH, AND HEALTH CARE

The Body

The Sociology of Health and Medicine

Globalization and Health

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

14 POPULATION, URBANIZATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Population

Urbanization

Cities and Globalization

The Environment

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

15 SOCIAL CHANGE, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND COLLECTIVE ACTION

Social Movements

Collective Action

Social Change: Globalization, Consumption, and the Internet

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

Glossary
References: Chapter-Opening Vignettes
References: Comprehensive List
Index