Sociological Theories Revision: Family and Education AS/A2 SCLY

Sociology Quiz mainly based on 33 mark question on Sociological Topics, Methods & Theories.

This quiz will help you test Marxist, Functionalist, Feminist, Interactionalist and Post-Modernist views on the topics: Education and Family.

1. What did Becker, an Interactionist, believe?

  • Teachers place labels on students which students then live up to, making it a self fulfilling prophecy.
  • Teachers place labels on students and the students always reject them.
  • Students place labels on teachers as bad or good based on their age.
  • Students place labels on teachers as bad or good based on their class.
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2. What is the warm bath theory?

  • The wife of a family is like a warm bath and is there for the husband to use to relax and relieve in.
  • The family is place to come home to after work to relax.
  • The family are used by the bourgeoisie to create products for them, the products, such as baths, only benefit the bourgeoisie, by keeping them clean, and workers dirty.
  • The family members are all different, some are hot and some are cool, creating a warm bath.

3. Who came up with the organic analogy?

  • Howard Becker
  • Karl Marx
  • Emile Durkheim
  • Frederick Engels

4. What is the organic analogy?

  • The world is like a body and needs all its minerals, oxygen, vitamins, just like a body does.
  • A comparison of society to a human body, each organ needs one another to survive. Each one of these 'organs' has a purpose in society; Family, Criminal Justice System, Economy, Education, Healthcare and Religion.
  • A comparison of the family to a human body, each organ needs one another to survive, the family needs a mother, a father, a son and a daughter.
  • Societies own way of dealing with health issues, by eating more healthy.

5. What is meritocracy?

  • An opportunity for the upper class.
  • An opportunity for males.
  • An equal opportunity for all.
  • An opportunity that isnt actually there.

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