Wednesday, April 29, 2015

sociology of culture final exam review sheet

Sociology of Culture
Prof. Gabe Ignatow

Review Sheet for Final Exam on Monday May 4 in class:

The final exam will cover the course readings on the syllabus in sections VII, VIII and IX:


You should be able to define and discuss all of the following terms (this list is not exhaustive):

Symbolic boundaries
Boundary work
Moral boundaries
Cultural boundaries
Socioeconomic boundaries
Cultural specialists
For-profit workers

Musical dislikes
Highbrows
Snobs
Omnivores
High-status exclusiveness
Educated tolerance
Symbolic racism
Patterned tolerance
Multicultural capital
tolerance line

Mass culture model
Cultural conservatives
Cultural radicals
Cultural homogenization
Free market assumption
Monopoly assumption
Niche model
Entrepreneurial brokers
Centralized brokersProduction of culture
Culture industries
Gatekeepers
Sponsors
Copyright law
Supply-side explanations
Demand-side explanations

Legal changes
U.S. Copyright Law
Technological changes
45 rpm record

Reflection theory
Origins of the novel
American character
American novels

European novels

intro honors final exam review sheet

Introduction to Sociology (Honors)
Review Sheet for Exam 2

The final exam will cover Chapters 9, 10, 11, 14, and 16 in the textbook and the associated lectures.

Read Chapter 9: Global Inequality
Read Chapter 10: Gender Inequality
Chapter 11: Ethnicity and Race
Chapter 14. Work and Economic Life
Chapter 16: Education

You are responsible for knowing all of Chapters 9, 10, 11, 14, and 16, and should be able to define and discuss the importance of the following ideas and people.

GINI index
GDPPC
modernization theory
dependency theory
world systems theory
colonialism

sex
gender
gender role socialization
social construction of gender
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
functionalist theories of gender
sexual division of labor
attachment theory
maternal deprivation thesis

liberal feminism
radical feminism
black feminism
postmodern feminism
gender typing

race
racialization
racism
institutional racism
prejudice
discrimination
W.E.B. DuBois
colortocracy
color line
African American underclass

division of labor
occupational specialization
alienation
cottage industry
assembly line
Fordism
Taylorism
family capitalism
managerial capitalism
welfare capitalism
institutional capitalism
transnational corporations
informal economy
knowledge economy
portfolio workers

assimilation
credentialism
hidden curriculum
cultural capital

theory final exam review sheet

The final exam is scheduled for 10am Wednesday May 6 in class. But students who wish to take the final during final exam week may email me at ignatow@unt.edu to set up a time.

Introduction to Sociological Theory, Professor Gabe Ignatow, Review Sheet for Final Exam

The final exam covers the overview of sociology in America, Social Darwinism, the Chicago School, Structural Functionalism, the rejection of Structural Functionalism, W.E.B. DuBois, Charlotte Perkins Gillman, Robert Merton, and George Herbert Mead

You should be able to define and discuss all of the following terms:

Reconstruction
Urbanization
Immigration
Oberlin College
Yale University
University of Kansas
University of Chicago
Progressive Movement

Social Darwinism
Herbert Spencer
William Graham Sumner

The Chicago School
Urban Ethnography
Symbolic Interactionism
Robert Park
Charles Horton Cooley
George Herbert Mead

Neo-Marxism
Critical Theory
Feminist Theory
Social Constructivism
Post-positivism and post-modernism

W.E.B. DuBois
Fisk University
“color line”
Booker T. Washington
Tuskegee Institute
“double-consciousness”
“the veil”
“the talented tenth”
“colortocracy”
The Philadelphia Negro (1899)
The University of Pennsylvania
The Souls of Black Folk (1903)
Marcus Garvey
Gender Inequality
Charlotte Perkins Gillman
“Women and Economics” (1998)
Nuclear family
Gender socialization
Sex differences

Talcott Parsons
Social Systems
Cultural Systems
Personality Systems
Inputs
Outputs
Equilibrium and disequilibrium

Robert Merton
Manifest functions
Latent functions
Unintended consequences
Middle-range theory

Monday, March 23, 2015

culture review sheet for exam 2

Sociology of Culture
Prof. Gabe Ignatow

Review Sheet for Exam 2 on Friday March 27:

The 2nd exam will cover the course readings on the syllabus in sections V and VI:


You should be able to define and discuss all of the following terms (this list is not exhaustive):

The yanomami
The sacred
The profane
Ritual
Totems
Collective effervescence

Social Capital
Cultural Capital
Economic Capital
Habitus
Social Field/Power Field/Social Space
Symbolic Power
Symbolic Violence

review sheet for introduction to theory exam 2

Introduction to Sociological Theory
Prof. Gabe Ignatow
Review Sheet for Exam 2
Wednesday April 1  in class

The 2nd exam will cover the course readings on the syllabus in section 3b:

  • Marx on the proletariat, bourgeosie, and capitalists I-1,3,4,5
  • Weber on Class, Stande, Conflict, and Rationalization  III-13,14,15
  • Thorstein Veblen on the leisure class V-24
  • Pierre Bourdieu on the forms of capital XV-70

You should be able to define and discuss all of the following terms. Note that this list is a guide only, and everything from the lectures and readings for this section of the course can be included on the exam.

Karl Marx
Thorstein Veblen
Max Weber
Pierre Bourdieu

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 à class consciousness
Revolutionary intellectuals
Alienation
De-skilling
Routinization
Boredom
Socialism

“Conspicuous consumption”
“Conspicuous leisure”
“Conspicuous waste”
Class, Status, Power
Rationalization
Means-ends reasoning
“purely technical superiority”
Charismatic authority
Traditional authority
Rational-legal authority
Problem of succession
Technocracy
Meritocracy
Career ladders
Exams
Technical ability

Social Capital
Cultural Capital
Economic Capital
Habitus
Social Field
Symbolic Power