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.

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