1.Explain the main similarities and differences between Conflict Theory and Structural Functionalism, according to Ralf Dahrendorf.
2.What are the central tenets of World-Systems Theory, and who is responsible for it?
3.Compare and contrast the respective theories of the self that were put forward by Charles Horton Cooley, George Hebert Mead and Erving Goffman.
4.Identify a breach in social behavior that can be used in an ethnomethodological analysis. Are breaching experiments ethical? Why or why not?
5.What are the historical roots of exchange theory? Identify two theoretical predecessors and the main principles of each.
6.Explain how different groups of women subjectively experience the social world in unique ways? Draw upon the theory of intersectionality and the matrix of domination to expand your answer.
7.George Ritzer reveals how credit cards create both personal troubles at the micro level and public issues at the macro level. Describe how a similar problem (or problems) is developing with the student loan crisis.
8.According to Manuel Castells, what are the basic characteristics of the information technology paradigm central to modernity?
9.Outline the primary critiques of postmodernism:
10.How did sociologist in the United States incorporate race, gender, class, and sexual identity into their ideas throughout the twentieth century?