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Final exam practice for sociology

Final exam practice for sociology.

I need help with a Writing question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.

please work hard and answer every question carefully. answer every detial.

  1. A.Very Short answer questions (1-3 sentences) (4 points each):

1. List the three potential sources for harm in scientific research? Describe ONE.

2. List the four agents of early childhood socialization. Describe one in detail.

3. Describe the three steps in Cooley’s looking glass self.

4. How does socialization makes us like all other members of society, but distinctive in other ways?

5. What are some of the similarities and differences between childhood and adulthood socialization?

6. Compare and contrast role-taking and role-making?

7. What is a role-person merger?

8. What are the three types of impression management? Which would you use in a job interview and why?

9. Why are “compliance” and “obedience” short-term conformity?

10. Explain how gender differences in communication patterns might link to differences in communication by status.

11. Describe the ABCDE model of close relationships.

12. What is “social” about the fundamental and ultimate attribution errors?

  1. B.Medium length questions (4-6 sentences) (8 points each):

13. What is the nature versus nurture “controversy?

14. Identify an important norm in your culture, and describe the value from which it originates.

15. Pretend you are a college professor and you want to encourage your students to do the reading – choose from among the potential schedules of reinforcement, explain why you picked the schedule, and provide a summary of how it would work to improve the reading habits of your students.

16. Contrast Kohlberg and Gilligan’s views on moral development; how do they neglect the influence of family socialization?

17. Contrast the bond profile (primary or secondary relationship, degree of intimacy, task, social power/influence, and/or self-involvement in the social tie) and typical interactions in your social relationship with your best friend and with your least favorite teacher.

18. What is the distinction between social persuasion through the central and the peripheral routes?

C. Multi-Part Question (5 points for each part; 20 points total):

11. Consider the following perspectives discussed in class. Each offers a very different view of socialization. For each theory: Write a brief summary of the theory (approx. 2-4 sentences) and then explain how that theory views socialization (approximately 2-3 sentences).

A. Behavioral B. Cognitive C. Social Structural D. Symbolic Interactionist

D. SHORT ESSAY: 20 points (approximately 3-4 paragraphs)

The emphasis in social psychology is on understanding how personal/dispositional factors, combined with social/situational factors influence individuals’ behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. This focus is summarized in the model of Self-Monitoring Processes.

First, you are to describe the self-monitoring process, and define the continuum of high to low self-monitors.

Next, you are to integrate self-monitoring with some of the main topics/chapters. Here are some suggestions (choose only two of these):

How does self-monitoring influence impression formation/management and attribution errors?

How is self-monitoring connected to the processes of social influence and conformity?

How might self-monitoring be involved in social attraction and close relationships.

How might self-monitoring influence the likelihood to help/harm?

How might self-monitoring relate to intra-group (cohesion, conformity, coalitions) and inter-group (conflict, cooperation) processes?

Final exam practice for sociology