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#01 Q

The cycle of inquiry:
1) Observation
2) Generalization
3) Explanation
4) Prediction
# 01 A

The SCIENTIFIC METHOD
#02 Q

The tendency for people being studied to react to the researcher (or the fact of being studied)
#02 A

REACTIVITY
#03 Q

Complications that Social Sciences encounter that Natural Sciences do not (list 3)
#03 A

1) REACTIVITY
2) Relationships change over time
3) Relationships vary from place to place
#04 Q

C. Wright Mills referred to insights toward society that is gained through sociology
#04 A

The SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION
#05 Q

The way in which sociology is different from most other social sciences
#05 A

Scale; its empahsis on societies and groups within the society rather than on individuals
#06 Q

1st person to use the term "sociology"
#06 A

Auguste Comte
#07 Q

What Comte called the forces that societies contain for conflict and change
#07 A

SOCIAL DYNAMICS
# 08 Q

What Comte called the social forces that bring stability and cooperation
#08 A

SOCIAL STATICS
#09 Q

Weber believed this to be the cornerstone of modern economic & political systems
#09 A

RATIONALIZATION
#10 Q

Emile Durkheim was first to study a large-scale social theory about this subject
#10 A

Suicide (in Europe)
#11 Q

This was the 1st U.S. university to have a department of Sociology (established in 1893)
#11 A

University of Chicago
#12 Q

An important change in U.S. sociology during the 1940's and 1950's
#12 A

Changed from activism (advocating change) to "VALUE-NEUTRAL"
#13 Q

The best way to characterize sociology during the 1970's through the 1990's in the U.S.
#13 A

A combination of FUNCTIONALISM, CONFLICT, and INTERACTIONISM
#14 Q

Marx used this term to describe the OWNERS of the means of production
#14 A

BOURGEOISIE
#15 Q

Marx used this term to describe those who were exploited
#15 A

PROLETARIAT
#16 Q

Weber used this term to describe the model of choice that is based upon who and what works best in achieving goals
#16 A

RATIONALIZATION
#17 Q

The theories of both Karl Marx and Max Weber
#17 A

Focused on the forces for alienation brought about by the Industrial Revolution