Sociology 16 Essay Test

Essay Test

Answer the following questions. For the first question, your answer should be written in a 5-paragraph essay or similar format. Questions 2 and 3 can be answered using a full paragraph.

  1. Why do people join social movements? Compare competing theories and discuss the assumptions behind them.
  2. People tend to act differently in groups than they do alone. Describe the two sociological theories presented in Chapter 16 that explain why individual behavior might change in a crowd.
  3. What is cultural imperialism? Give a real life example of how it occurs.