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The __________ perspective emphasizes the social contexts in which people live.
A group of people who share a culture and a territory is known as a(n) __________.
extended family group
__________ is the study of society and human behavior.
Human relationships are examined by __________.
the social sciences
The social science closely related to sociology, which traditionally focuses on tribal peoples, is __________.
__________ focuses on politics and government.
Which of the social sciences concentrates on a single social institution?
Judy is a Ph.D. candidate currently studying divorce rates in Western Europe. She is likely a sociologist rather than an anthropologist because __________.
sociologists must have an advanced degree
“anthropologist” is just the outdated term for “sociologist”
she is focusing mainly on industrialized and postindustrialized societies
she is focusing mainly on primitive societies
The first goal of science involves __________.
contradicting previous research
trying to make sense of something
proving why “common sense” is right
sticking with the individual case rather than the broader group or situation
Auguste Comte is credited as being the founder of __________.
Using __________, Comte applied the scientific method to the social world.
The __________ uses objective, systematic observations to test theories.
The phrase “survival of the fittest” was coined by __________.
The __________, according to Marx, were the workers who were oppressed by those who owned the means of production.
Durkheim’s concept of __________ refers to how much people are tied to their social groups.
According to Max Weber, the key factor in society is __________.
What does the German word Verstehen mean?
In the eyes of __________, society consists of connected parts working together as a whole.
George Herbert Mead
Who was the founder of conflict theory?
George Herbert Mead
The work of W. E. B. Du Bois, an African American, __________.
was recognized as an important part of the foundations of sociology from the earliest times
has been completely ignored until the present
was rejected by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
is recognized as important by contemporary sociologists