SOC 101 Week 1 DQ 2 The Role of Culture Recent

SOC 101 Week 1 DQ 2 The Role of Culture Recent

SOC 101 Week 1 DQ 2 The Role of Culture Recent

Vissing (2011) explains culture as “an organized system of living and thinking. It contains shared attitudes, values, goals, and behaviors that are present in individuals, groups, organizations, or regions of the world” (p. 24). Describe some of the ways that the role of culture can shape our expectations about how people are supposed to behave?  Use the following terms in your explanation:  values, norms, material, status, groups and roles.


1.         Question :       Who is called the Father of Sociology?

2.         Question :       You go shopping for a new outfit to wear to a special event because you want to impress others with your great sense of style. This is an example of what kind of behavior?

3.         Question :       While attending college you meet students from other countries and find that you have much in common with them. You develop lifelong friendships as a result. This is an example of a ________________ of education.

4.         Question :       Who is the father of Conflict Theory?

5.         Question :       “Having a pet will reduce stress.” What is the independent variable in this hypothesis?

6.         Question :       Who studied suicide and felt it was largely a product of social forces?

7.         Question :       What is the dependent variable in the hypothesis: “Second hand smoke may increase lung cancer.”?

8.         Question :       Applied research is a designed for a particular use, such as evaluating a program.

9.         Question :       Someone calls you on the phone and asks you who you are going to vote for. This is what kind of research?

10.       Question :       Which is the best type of literature for scholars to use?

1.         Question :        According to Freud, in what part of the personality is your conscience located?

2.         Question :        Preschoolers and young children are self-directed and seek to conform to group standards.

3.         Question :        Classmates and co-workers are examples of which types of groups?

4.         Question :        What stage do most adolescents experience, according to Erikson?

5.         Question :        Domestic violence takes the form(s) of

6.         Question :        Bullying is an example of

7.         Question :        Research on spanking children has found that

8.         Question :        Studies of feral children indicate that human contact

9.         Question :        Studies of primate babies by the Harlows found that

10.       Question :        Which is the more pervasive and long lasting personal trait?