1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. What is the definition of sociology? What about anthropology? Can you tell the difference between macrosociology and microsociology? What’s the difference between the sociological perspective and the sociological imagination? Tell the difference between social sciences like economics, psychology and political science What historical factors led to the development of the social sciences? Who was the founder of Sociology? What was positivism? Why did he study social dynamics and social statics? What can you tell us about Harriet Martineau? What about Herbert Spencer? What was Social Darwinism? What are the three major theoretical perspectives in sociology? What people are usually associated with each? What are the main characteristics of each? According to Marx, what is the difference between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat? According to Durkheim, what is the difference between the manifest and latent function? What do we mean when we say something is dysfunctional? What does the term Verstehen mean? What did Weber meant by it? How would each of the 3 theories explain the nature of sports in society? What was the University of Chicago famous for? What do we mean when we talk about the social construction of reality? How is W.I. Thomas’ theorem related to the definition of a situation? What are the three parts that compose the definition of a situation? How did Joseph Campbell explain the Hero’s Journey (monomyth)? What are some of the functions that the creation of heroes served in the community? Who were the Nacirema? Who studied them? What is the difference between society and culture? What’s the difference between material and nonmaterial culture? What are cultural universals? Define the followings aspects of culture and cite examples: technology, language, symbols, values and norms? What’s the difference between mores and folkways? What are some traditional American values? What are some of the new American values? What’s the difference between suclutures and countercultures? Define ethnocentrism and xenocentrism Identify the following concepts: cultural relativism, cultural shock, cultural diffusion, cultural lag and cultural leveling. What’s the difference between a status and a role? Define the concepts of ascribed status, achieved status and master status. Identify the different forms of social interaction between people. What concepts are associated to roles? (ex. Role expectations and performance, role strain, role conflict and role exit) Identify the role that nature and nurture play in the development of your personality. How do factors such as heredity, parental characteristics, birth order and cultural environment help shape your personality? What are feral children? What are the agents of socialization? Identify the theories and the people who came up with these theories: Tabula Rasa (Locke), Looking-Glass Self (Cooley), Role-Taking (Mead) and Impression Management (Goffman) Briefly explain these videos: Genie, The Baby Lab.