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Test Bank for Introduction to Sociology 5th Edition Ritzer

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Introduction to Sociology 5th Edition By George Ritzer, Wendy Wiedenhoft Murphy, ISBN: 9781544355177, ISBN: 9781544355184

Table Of Content

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

A Sociology of Revolutions and Counterrevolutions

The Changing Nature of the Social World—and Sociology

Central Concerns for a Twenty-First-Century Sociology

Sociology: Continuity and Change

Sociology’s Purpose: Science or Social Reform?

Sociology, the Other Social Sciences, and Common Sense

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 2. THINKING SOCIOLOGICALLY

How Do Theories Help Us Understand Politics and Other Social Institutions?

The Giants of Classical Sociological Theory

Other Important Early Theorists

Contemporary Sociological Theory

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 3. RESEARCHING THE SOCIAL WORLD

Sociology as a Science

The Scientific Method

The Development of Scientific Knowledge

Sociological Research

Secondary Data Analysis

Issues in Social Research

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 4. CULTURE

A Reflection of U.S. Culture

A Definition of Culture

The Basic Elements of Culture

Cultural Differences

Major Types of Culture

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 5. SOCIALIZATION AND INTERACTION

Socialization and Variance

The Individual and the Self

The Individual as Performer

Socialization

Interaction

Micro-Level Social Structures

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 6. ORGANIZATIONS, SOCIETIES, AND GLOBAL RELATIONSHIPS

Questioning Governmental Authority

Organizations

Contemporary Organizational Realities

Societies

Global Relationships

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 7. DEVIANCE AND CRIME

Norms, Labels, and Judgment

Deviance

Theories of Deviance

Crime

Globalization and Crime

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 8. SOCIAL STRATIFICATION IN THE UNITED STATES

Student “Haves” and “Have-Nots” in Higher Education

Dimensions of Social Stratification

Economic Inequality

Social Mobility

Theories of Social Stratification

Consumption and Social Stratification

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 9. GLOBAL STRATIFICATION

Something Is Right in Denmark

Positions in Global Stratification

Other Global Inequalities

Changing Positions in Global Stratification

Theories of Global Stratification

Consumption and Global Stratification

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 10. RACE AND ETHNICITY

Minorities Acquire Political Power

The Concepts of Race and Ethnicity

Majority–Minority Relations

Racism

Race and Ethnicity in a Global Context

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 11. GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Gender and Sex

The Sociology of Sexuality

Sexuality, Gender, and Globalization

Global Flows Related to Gender

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 12. FAMILIES

Fictional Families Get Real

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

CHAPTER 13. EDUCATION

Going to the “Right” Parties on Campus

Thinking about Education

Education and Consumption

Inequality in Education

Globalization and Education

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 14. RELIGION

Commercialism Encroaches on a Holy City

Early Sociologists and Religion

What Is Religion?

Components of Religion

Types of Religious Institutions

Theorizing Religion

Religion and Globalization

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 15. POLITICS AND THE ECONOMY

The Interrelationship of Government and the Economy

Politics: Democracy or Dictatorship

Who Rules the United States?

Global Politics

The Economy: Major Forms and Changes

Work, Consumption, and Leisure

Globalization and the Economy

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 16. THE BODY, MEDICINE, HEALTH, AND HEALTH CARE

The Opioid Crisis

The Body

The Sociology of Health and Medicine

Globalization and Health

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 17. POPULATION, URBANIZATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Too Few, Too Old

Population

Urbanization

Cities and Globalization

The Environment

Summary

Key Terms

Review Questions

CHAPTER 18. SOCIAL CHANGE, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, AND COLLECTIVE ACTION

Workers’ Rights, Consumer Activism, and Social Change

Social Movements

Emergence, Mobilization, and Impact of 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