Soc 100 test outline - November 2011


St. Francis Xavier University Department of Sociology & Anthropology Sociology 100: Introduction to Sociology – 2011-12

Dr. John Phyne Annex 110A Phone: 867-2313 e-mail ([email protected])

Outline for Test Two


: Tuesday, November 8, 2011.


: 12.5% of your final grade.


: Three essay questions worth 50 marks each. All students must complete question 1. You have a choice of answering question 2 or 3.


The examination will cover class lectures up to, and including, the class on Thursday, November 3, 2011. Your performance on the examination will be based on your ability to combine materials from class lectures and the following required readings:

Socialization New Society

William Shaffir and Michael Rosenberg, ‘Chapter Three: Socialization’, pp. 48-72.

Society in Question

Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., et al. ‘Chapter 4: Growing Up is Harder to Do’, pp. 45-54.

Media New Society

Graham Knight and Josh Greenberg, ‘Chapter Five: The Mass Media’, pp. 97-119.

Society in Question

Barry Wellman, ‘Chapter 8: Connecting Communities: On and Offline’, pp.76-85. John L. McMullan, ‘Chapter 24: News, Truth, and the Problem of Corporate Crime’, pp. 303-316.

4. Religion New Society

Reginald W. Bibby, ‘Chapter Thirteen: Religion’, pp. 309-334.