Sociology

Sociology

Language: English

Pages: 640

ISBN: B0079UO794

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does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 44 SOCIOLOGY READING TABLES AND GRAPHS Tables and graphs present information concisely. They are chock-full of fascinating findings, which you can easily decode. Just follow the steps outlined here. The steps are keyed to Table 2.2 and Figure 2.2. 1. Begin by reading the title of the table or graph carefully; it

to work for a living. Able-bodied men who do not work are stigmatized (Waxman 1983). Although conformity to folkways is generally a matter of personal choice, conformity to mores is a social requirement. As in the case of folkways, some mores are more vital to a society than others. Failure to stand while the national anthem is being played is not as Q Is there always a hard line separating folkways and mores? The distinction between mores and folkways is much more clear-cut in small, primitive

one’s parents, as in traditional China, Korea, and Japan (Peoples and Bailey, 2009). On the other hand, American culture provides for considerable latitude in going about the choice of a mate. For your grandparents in the 1950s, a sequence of steps provided management for a couple’s level of commitment. They could negotiate an increasing level of commitment by “going steady” and then becoming “pinned,” ringed, and engaged. R2 Dimensions of Culture 1. __________ consists of all the material

comparison of the ranking of values to be taught to children among Arabs and Americans. Do the data support the existence of cultural diversity or cultural similarity? Explain. Value Arab Rank Self-respect Good health and hygiene Responsibility Respect for elders Achieve a better life Self-reliance Religious faith Serious work habits Obedience Creativity Tolerance of others Respect for authority 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 American Rank 2 3 1 5 8 4 12 6 11 9 10 7 Source: James J. Zogby, What

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