Sociology Unit 1 Studying society

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1. What is meant by the term social stratification?

  • how people conform in society
  • the way society is structured or divided into hierarchical layers, for example the bourgeoisie at the top and the proletariat at the bottom
  • how society is built up
  • a research method sociologists use to find out about society
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2. Which one is NOT a primary research method?

  • official statistics
  • covert observation
  • unstructured interviews
  • surverys

3. What do sociologists mean by the term socialisation?

  • how the bourgeoisie communicate with each other
  • changing your view on different things
  • the process through which we learn the culture and norms for the society we are born into
  • how we socialise and talk to our friends

4. What is quantitative data?

  • data that is repeated many times
  • data that it is in numerical form, eg statistics, graphs and tables
  • data that has a lot of information in it
  • another word for primary data

5. Which one of these are NOT a stage in the research process?

  • evaluating the study's aims, methods, findings and conclusions
  • repeating the research three times to check it its reproducible
  • carrying out a pilot study
  • selecting a sample
  • analysing the data
  • developing research aims


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