Hi folks, Exam #2 will cover the material from chapters 9 -17 in your text and the learning modules. This exam will be comprised of approximately 50 multiple choice and true/false questions. You will have 50 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is worth 100 points towards your final grade.
As you review for the exam I would suggest that you read the “Chapter Review” section at the end of each chapter, be familiar with the “Key Terms”, and pay particular attention to the following:
Describe the transition from agricultural to industrial production.
Compare how the sociological perspectives explain social problems related to work
Identify which forms of discrimination workers are protected against
How do the theories apply? Marx on Captialism
Describe the social determinants of health
Basics of epidemiology. Chronic / acute illnesses
Prevalence / Incidence rates
Describe how the different sociological perspectives address problems related to health and medicine
Summarize the different models of health care in the U.S.
Define media and the various types
Explain how the different sociological perspectives examine social problems related to the media
Review the importance of the digital divide
Explain the relationship between media technology and a boundary-less workplace
Identify the importance of media literacy
Explain how the different sociological perspectives explain alcohol and drug problems
2 Describe how social structure regulates drinking
Identify the correlates of Ecstasy use among college students
How does theory apply?
Explain the difference between biological, psychological and sociological theories of crime
Identify how the different sociological perspectives examine crime
Summarize the different types of crime
Explain how race/ethnicity is an important predictor of offender or victim status
Gender issues in crime and drug/alcohol abuse
Define demography, urbanization, gentrification.
Explain the processes of urbanization and urban sprawl
Explain how a population is affected by its age distribution or ethnic composition.
Summarize how the sociological perspectives explain urbanization and its related social problems.
Analyze the pros and cons of gentrification
Explain the relationship between human activity and environmental problems.
Review the different sociological perspectives on environmental problems.