Thursday, December 1, 2016

soci1510 introduction to sociology final exam review sheet

Introduction to Sociology Prof. Gabe Ignatow
Review Sheet for Final Exam Thursday, December 15

This class...
Has a final exam at this time:
TR 9:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
TR 12:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The final exam is not cumulative and will cover Chapters 14, 16, 17, and 20 in the textbook and the associated lectures. You should be able to define and discuss the importance of the following ideas and people. This list is not exhaustive.

Chapter 14. Work and Economic Life
Chapter 16: Education
The School That Turned Chinese
Chapter 17: Religion
Chapter 20: Globalization and a Changing World

Karl Marx
Alienation
De-skilling
Family Capitalism
Managerial Capitalism
Welfare Capitalism
Institutional Capitalism
Fordism
Scientific Management
Low-trust system
High-trust system
Post-Fordism
Post-Industrial Society

Assimilation Theories
Credentialism
Hidden Curriculum
Cultural Capital
James Coleman
Between-school effects

Karl Marx
False consciousness
Max Weber
The Protestant Ethic
Theodicy
Salvation
Predestination
The Calling
Accounting
Emile Durkheim
The Sacred
The Profane
Ritual
Totems
Collective Effervescence
Religious Economy Theory

Globalization
Positive Globalism
Negative Globalism
Traditionalism
Transformationalism
Liberal Era
Welfare State Era
Neoliberal Era


Monday, November 21, 2016

fall 2016 final exams

Thursday, December 15
This class...Has a final exam at this time...
TR 9:30 a.m.8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
TR 12:30 p.m.10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 14
W 2:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

soci 1510 introduction to sociology exam 2 review sheet

Introduction to Sociology
Review Sheet for Exam 2
Thursday November 3, 2016

Exam 2 will cover Chapters 8,9,10 and 11 in the textbook and the associated lectures.

You should be able to define and discuss the importance of the following ideas and people.

The Communist Manifesto
Das Kapital
Class conflict
Capitalists
Bourgeoisie
Proletariat
“Base” and “superstructure”
Control of the “means of production”
Capitalism’s “internal contradictions”
False consciousness
class consciousness
functional theory of stratification
contradictory class locations
“concerted cultivation”
“natural growth”
upper class
upper middle class
middle class
lower middle class
working class
lower class
underclass
intergenerational mobility
intragenerational mobility
culture of poverty
dependency culture

C. Wright Mills
Triangle of power
The Power Elite
White Collar

Modernization theories
Traditional Stage
Takeoff to economic growth
Drive to technological maturity
High mass consumption

World System Theory
Core countries
Periphery
Unequal exchange

Sex
Gender
Gender role socialization
Social construction of gender
Gender typing
Functionalist theories of gender
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The nuclear family

Ethnicity
Race
Racism
Racialization
Prejudice
Discrimination
W.E.B. DuBois
“color line”
“double-consciousness”
“the veil”
“the talented tenth”
“colortocracy”
The Philadelphia Negro (1899)
The University of Pennsylvania
The Souls of Black Folk (1903)




globalization exam 2 review sheet

Review Sheet for Exam 2

Wednesday November 2 in class, 30% of final grade

Geraldo off-line (24 min.)
Peter Martin “The Moral Case for Globalization”
Martin Wolf “Why this Hatred of the Market?”
Kenichi Ohmae “The Rise of the Region State”
Maid in America (58 min.)
Pierre Bourdieu "The Essence of Neoliberalism"
Joseph Stiglitz "The End of Neo-Liberalism?"
Robert Wade “Is Globalization Reducing Poverty and Inequality?”
Global Cities Manuel Castells "Information Technology, Globalization and Social Development"
Saskia Sassen “Whose City Is It?”
Caglar Keyder, “Globalization and Social Exclusion in Istanbul”

Economic Liberalism
Laissez-faire capitalism
“invisible hand”
Adam Smith
Economic freedom
Economic equality
Communism
Socialism
Liberal capitalism
British Empire
Crises of liberal capitalism
The welfare state
Social security
Pensions
“Keynesianism”
Crises of the welfare state
Stagflation
Oil embargo
Neo-classical economics
Think tanks
Neoliberalism
Anti-globalization social movements
The “Washington Consensus”
Southeast Asia
Peter Martin
Martin Wolfe
Xenophobia
Racism
Hatred of markets
“race to the bottom”
Inequality within nations
Inequality between nations
Neo-colonialism
Kenichi Ohmae
Nation-states
Region-states
“Global logic”
“extortionate demands”
Foreign investment
Foreign ownership
Foreign products
“civil minimum”
Robert Hunter Wade
Measurement of poverty
Measurement of inequality
GINI index
Elite consumption in developing nations
Clustering of high-wage industries, R&D
Global Cities
Megacities
Saskia Sassen
Service jobs
agglomeration
Gentrification
Chain migration
Centrality and marginality
Caglar Keyder
Urban assimilation
Informal housing
Social polarization



Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

globalization exam 1 review sheet

Sociology 4260/5260 Globalization fall 2016

For exam 1 on Wednesday September 28 you should be able to define and discuss the following terms, from sections I and II ending with the Sklair article.

Samuel Huntington “The Clash of Civilizations”
The True Clash of Civilizations
The Clash of Ignorance
Mark Juergensmeyer "The New Religious State"
Immanuel Wallerstein “The World System After the Cold War”
Benjamin Barber “Jihad vs. McWorld”
E. J. Hobsbawm “The World Unified”
Leslie Sklair “Social Movements for Global Capitalism”
Definitions of globalization
Nation-state sociology
Globalists
Traditionalists
Transformationalists
Interpenetration
Global infrastructure
Regionalization
Clash of Civilizations
Cold War
Triumphalists
Western liberal teleology
East versus West
“Western Civil War”
Desecularization
fundamentalism
Ethnocentrism
Blaming the victim
“The True Clash of Civilizations”
“The Clash of Ignorance”
Secular nationalism
Religious nationalism
World System Theory (WST)
World empires
World economies
Strong states
Core countries
Periphery
Semi-periphery
Jihad
Desecularization
Racialization
Retribalization
McWorld
Homogenization
Global capitalism
International Telegraph Union
Universal Postal Union
International Meteorological Organization
Esperanto
Metric system
Transnational Capitalist Class
Culture-ideology of consumerism
Shopping malls