SOC 101 Week 3 DQ 1 Social Problems Recent

SOC 101 Week 3 DQ 1 Social Problems Recent

SOC 101 Week 3 DQ 1 Social Problems Recent

Identify a “social problem” discussed in Chapter Three of the text, Introduction to Sociology.  Summarize the social problem from the lens of:

  1. The Functionalist perspective
  2. The Conflict perspective
  3. The Symbolic Interaction perspective


  4. 1.         Question :        A person is released from prison but a few

    months later gets arrested for committing another crime. This later   offense is known as:

    2.         Question :        The process by which people judge others based on standards that are relative to those in their own backgrounds is    called:

    3.         Question :        Ethnicity refers t

    4.         Question :        When a group is systematically denied access to the same goods, services, treatments and opportunities as those in the dominant group, they are thought to experience

    5.         Question :        A person who works a full time job at minimum wage who supports a spouse and two children will likely be

    6.         Question :        Studies indicate that

    7.         Question :        According to Merton’s strain theory, what type of person is a drug dealer?

    8.         Question :        Prejudice is an____________________ while discrimination is an________________.

    9.         Question :        Which of the following demographic characteristics is NOT linked to higher social rankings?

    10.       Question :        Which group is most likely to donate to charity?

    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?