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Test Bank for Our Social World Introduction to Sociology, 5th Edition, Jeanne H. Ballantine, Keith A. Roberts, Kathleen Odell Korgen, ISBN-10: 1483368602, ISBN-13: 9781483368603
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PART I Understanding Our Social World: The Scientific Study of Society
Chapter 1: Sociology: A Unique Way to View the World
What Is Sociology?
Why Does Sociology Matter?
The Social World Model
Chapter 2: Examining the Social World: How Do We Know?
The Development of Sociology
Sociology’s Major Theoretical Perspectives
Ideas Underlying Science
How Sociologists Study the Social World
PART II Social Structure, Processes, and Control
Chapter 3: Society and Culture: Hardware and Software of Our Social World
Society: The Hardware
Culture: The Software
Society, Culture, and Our Social World
Theories of Culture
The Fit Between Hardware and Software
Chapter 4: Socialization Becoming Human and Humane
Nature Versus Nurture—or Both Working Together?
The Importance of Socialization
Socialization and the Social World
Development of the Self: Micro-Level Analysis
Agents of Socialization: The Micro-Meso Connection
Socialization and Macro-Level Issues
Policy and Practice
Chapter 5: Interaction, Groups, and Organization: Connections That Work
Networks and Connections in Our Social World
The Process of Interaction: Connections at the Micro Level
Groups in Our Social World: The Micro-Meso Connection
Organizations and Bureaucracies: The Meso-Macro Connection
National and Global Networks: The Macro Level
Chapter 6: Deviance and Social Control: Sickos, Weirdos, Freaks, and Folks Like Us
What Is Deviance?
What Causes Deviant Behavior? Theoretical Perspectives
Crime and Individuals: Micro-Level Analysis
Crime and Organizations: Meso-Level Analysis
National and Global Crime: Macro-Level Analysis
Controlling Crime: Social Policy Considerations
PART III Inequality
Chapter 7: Stratification: Rich and Famous— or Rags and Famine?
The Importance of Social Stratification
Theoretical Explanations of Stratification
Individuals’ Social Status: The Micro Level
Social Mobility: The Micro-Meso Connection
Major Stratification Systems: Macro-Level Analysis
Poverty and Social Policy
National and Global Digital Divide: Macro-Level Stratification
Chapter 8: Race and Ethnic Group Stratification: Beyond “Us” and “Them”
What Characterizes Racial and Ethnic Groups?
Prejudice: Micro-Level Analysis
Discrimination: Meso-Level Analysis
Dominant and Minority Group Contact: Macro-Level Analysis
Policies Governing Minority and Dominant Group Relations
Chapter 9: Gender Stratification: She/He—Who Goes First?
Sex, Gender, and the Stratification System
Gender Socialization: Micro- to Meso-Level Analyses
Gender Stratification: Meso- and Macro-Level Processes
Gender Stratification: Micro- to Macro-Level Theories
Costs and Consequences of Gender Stratification
Changing Gender Stratification and Social Policy
PART IV Institutions
The Importance of Institutions
The Development of Modern Institutions
The Interconnections Between Institutions
Chapter 10: Family: Partner Taking, People Making, and Contract Breaking
What Is a Family?
Theoretical Perspectives on Family
Family Dynamics: Micro-Level Processes
The Family as an Institution: Meso-Level Analysis
National and Global Family Issues: Macro-Level Analysis
National and Global Family Issues: Macro-Level Analysis
Chapter 11: Education: What Are We Learning?
State of the World’s Education: An Overview
The Ins and Outs of Local Schools: Micro-Level Interactions in Educational Organizations
After the School Bell Rings: Meso-Level Analysis of Educational Organizations
Education, Society, and the Road to Opportunity: The Macro Level
Educational and Social Policy Issues
Chapter 12: Religion: The Social Meaning of Sacred Meaning
What Does Religion Do for Us?
Becoming Part of a Faith Community: Micro-Level Analysis
Religion and Modern Life: Meso-Level Analysis
Religion in Society: Macro-Level Analysis
Religion in the Modern World
Social Policy: Same Sex Marriage and Gay/Lesbian Clergy
Chapter 13: Politics and Economics: Penetrating Power and Privilege
What Is Power?
Power and Privilege in the Social World
Theoretical Perspectives on Power and Privilege
Micro-Level Analysis: Individuals, Power, and Participation
Meso-Level Analysis: Distributions of Power and Privilege Within a Nation
Macro-Level Analysis: National and Global Systems of Governance and Power
Chapter 14: Health Care: An Anatomy of Health And Illness
Why Is Health a Social Issue?
Theoretical Perspectives on Health and Illness
The Status and Roles of the Sick Person: Micro-Level Analysis
Modern Health Care Systems: Meso-Level Analysis
Health Care Issues at National And Global Levels: Macro-Level Analysis
PART V: Social Dynamics
Chapter 15: Population and Urbanization: Living on Planet Earth
Macro-Level Patterns in World Population Growth
Meso-Level Institutional Influences on Population Change
Micro-Level Population Patterns
Urbanization: Movement From Rural to Urban Areas
Cities as Micro-Level Living Environments
How Did Cities Evolve? Meso-Level Organizational Structures
The Urban Environment and Social Policy: Macro-Level Perspectives
Chapter 16: The Process of Change: We Can Make a Difference!
The Complexity of Change in Our Social World
Social Change: Process and Theories
Collective Behavior: Micro- to Meso-Level Behavior and Change
Planned Change in Organizations: Meso-Level Change
Social Movements: Macro-Level Change
Technology, Environment, and Change