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Test Bank for Sociology in Action 1st Edition Korgen

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Sociology in Action By Kathleen Odell Korgen, Maxine P. Atkinson, ISBN: 9781544324043, ISBN: 9781506345901, ISBN: 9781544322391, ISBN: 9781544341972

Table Of Content

Chapter 2: Seeing Through a Theoretical Perspective
Preface
Mikaila Mariel Arthur
Chapter 3: Using Research Methods
About the Authors
David Rohall
Chapter 4: Recognizing Culture
About the Contributors
Amy Sodaro
Chapter 5: Understanding Socialization

 

CHAPTER 1 Training Your Sociological Eye (Kathleen Odell Korgen)

 

Rena Zito
Chapter 6: Identifying Deviant Behavior

What Is Sociology?

Sandra Enos
Chapter 7: Confronting Economic Inequliaty

Changing How You View the World

Shirley Jackson
Chapter 9: Realizing the Impact of Race

Sociology as a Social Science

Carissa Froyum
Chapter 10: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Families

Differentiating between Good Generalizations and Stereotypes

Melissa Fry
Chapter 11: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Education

The Obligations of Sociology

Andrea Hunt
Chapter 12: Using the Sociological Imaginatino to Understand Institutions: Religion

The Benefits of Sociology

John Liu
Chapter 13: Saving the Environment

Conclusion

Wendy Christensen
Chapter 14: Changing Society through Social Movements

Review

Key Terms

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

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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?

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 4 Recognizing Culture (David Rohall)

Defining Culture

Identifying Elements of Culture

Typology of Societies

Considering Cultural Variations

The Power of Culture

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 5 Understanding Socialization (Amy Sodaro)

What Is Socialization?

Understanding Theories of Socialization

Agents of Socialization

Gender Socialization

Status, Social Roles, and Identity

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 6 Identifying Deviant Behavior (Rena C. Zito)

Defining Deviance

Understanding Theories of Deviance and Crime

Creating Deviance

Managing Deviant Identities

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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

Addressing Inequality

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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

Intimate Relationships

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 10 Understanding Institutions: Family (Carissa Froyum)

What Shapes Families?

The Changing Family across History

Understanding Families through Theory

Families Caring for Each Other

Family Problems

How Work and Policy Shape Families

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 11 Understanding Institutions: Education (Melissa S. Fry)

What Is Education as an Institution?

Education and Modes of Production

Theorizing Education

Education and Social Inequality in the United States

Global Education and Global Inequality

Leveling the Playing Field: Public Policy and Education

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

CHAPTER 12 Understanding Institutions: Religion (Andrea Hunt)

Defining Religion Sociologically

Religious Pluralism and Secularization

Religious Fundamentalism

Changing Religious Life in the United States

Global Diffusion of Religion

Applying Sociological Theory to Religion

Religion, Social Issues, and Social Change

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

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?

Conclusion

Review

Key Terms

Glossary
References
Index