Unit Terms (CP)



    1. In your Learning Journal, you will define each term within the Research in Sociology Focus section AND the Social Class Focus section below.

    Research in Sociology Focus


    A Down to Earth Approach Text Chapter 5 (pages 124-143):

    1. Research Model/Scientific Method (and the steps involved)
    2. Research Methods
    3. Participant Observation/Fieldwork
    4. Rapport
    5. Generalizability
    6. Deception (In class term; not in text) 


    Social Class Focus

    Sociology: A Down to Earth Approach Text Chapter 10 (pages 256-286):

    1. Social Class/Socioeconomic Status
    2. Prestige
    3. Power Elite
    4. U.S. Social Class Ladder & Terms for Social Classes
    5. Social Mobility
    6. The American Dream
    7. Poverty Line