Study Guide 101

Sociology 101

Study Guide for Exam III

Chapter #10

Terms:

  • Social class
  • Property, wealth, prestige
  • Power
  • Power Elite
  • Status consistent vs. inconsistency
  • Contradictory class location

Know the characteristics of:

  • Capitalist, Petty Bourgeoisie, Manager, Workers
  • Underclass
  • Intergenerational mobility, upward mobility vs. downward mobility
  • Poverty line
  • Feminization of poverty
  • culture of poverty
  • Horatio Alger myth

Theorist:

  • Karl Marx
  • Max Weber
Chapter # 11

Sex and Gender:

Terms: Define the following:

  • Sex
  • Gender
  • Patriarchy
  • matriarchy
  • Gender stereotyping
  • What are the characteristics of
  • Minority group
  • Dominant group
  • First wave of feminism
  • Second wave of feminism
  • The gender pay gap
  • Glass Ceiling
  • The Mommy track
  • What social condition perpetuates:
    • Date (acquaintance) rape
    • Domestic Violence
    • Women in the Criminal Justice System
Chapter # 12

Race and Ethnicity

Terms:

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Minority Group
  • Dominant Group
  • Discrimination
  • Prejudice
  • Racism
  • Scapegoat
  • Authoritarian Personality
  • Split labor market
  • Reserve labor market
  • Self-fulfilling prophecy
  • Compartmentalization
  • Compare and Contrast the result of: Genocide, population transfer, internal colonialism, segregation, assimilation, pluralism
  • Affirmation action vs. laissez faire approach

Theorist:

  • Theodore Adorno