TEST BANK FOR THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 1ST EDITION, DEBORAH CARR, ELIZABETH HEGER BOYLE, BENJAMIN CORNWELL, SHELLEY CORRELL, ROBERT CROSNOE, JEREMY FREESE, MARY C WATERS - $13.49   Add to cart

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TEST BANK FOR THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 1ST EDITION, DEBORAH CARR, ELIZABETH HEGER BOYLE, BENJAMIN CORNWELL, SHELLEY CORRELL, ROBERT CROSNOE, JEREMY FREESE, MARY C WATERS

TEST BANK FOR THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 1ST EDITION, DEBORAH CARR, ELIZABETH HEGER BOYLE, BENJAMIN CORNWELL, SHELLEY CORRELL, ROBERT CROSNOE, JEREMY FREESE, MARY C WATERS Chapter 1: The Art and Science of Social Research: An Introduction MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which most accurately states the focus of sociology? Sociology is the study of a. everything. c. social life. b. individuals. d. cultural differences. ANS: C DIF: Easy REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Remembering 2. Which of the following is an example of a macrosociological topic? a. dynamics of a town hall political meeting b. common problems in therapist-client relationships c. trends in global capitalism d. how individuals experience grief ANS: C DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Understanding 3. The most important difference between macrosociology and microsociology is that macrosociology focuses on ________ and microsociology focuses on ________. a. quantitative methodologies; qualitative methodologies b. large data sets; small data sets c. large-scale social systems; personal concerns and interpersonal interactions d. topics with large-scale implications; topics of concern to specific social groups ANS: C DIF: Easy REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Analyzing 4. Danika exercises her sociological imagination when she thinks about a. how her life connects with gender, race, and class dynamics in society. b. the fact that social inequality is so persistent. c. how to pass her sociology class. d. the challenges faced by socially disadvantaged groups. ANS: A DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Applying 5. Which accurately describes how sociologists view macro-level issues and micro-level issues? a. They are often unrelated to each other, which is why sociologists focus on either macro or micro research. b. Macro-level issues and micro-level issues are linked because large-scale systems affect personal experiences. c. Micro-level issues are better understood with theories from psychology; macro-level issues are better understood with theories from history. d. Macro-level issues are the true subject of sociology; micro-level issues are for scientists trained in human biology or psychology. ANS: B DIF: Difficult REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Understanding 6. Which statement demonstrates generalizability? a. In general, people from disadvantaged racial groups experience stress. b. A study of stress among 500 Hispanics offers insight about what is typical among all Hispanics in the United States. c. Race should first be studied as a broad concept, before looking at specific racial groups. d. One Asian person’s life history reflects broader social realities of race, gender, and age.ANS: B DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 Sociological Perspectives: An Overview MSC: Understanding 7. Dr. Mahoney’s study focuses on why certain high-risk individuals do not continue in a life of crime. Because it seeks to understand individual choices, this study highlights a. macrosociology. c. generalizability. b. agency. d. structural constraints. ANS: B DIF: Mod

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