SOC 101 Week 5 DQ 2 Social Change Recent

SOC 101 Week 5 DQ 2 Social Change Recent

SOC 101 Week 5 DQ 2 Social Change Recent

The future of the world is uncertain; there are those who predict a wonderful world where technology and creativity provide a good quality of life for most people, while others predict a world of competition, conflict, and strife. Use the sociological theories provided in Chapter Five of the text, Introduction to Sociology, to explain why these polar opposites could both occur, and what needs to happen for peace and prosperity to result.


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