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- 1 Which two theorists were most responsible for refining the theory of socialism?
- 2 Which research technique do sociologists use to ensure that data are statistically representative of the population being studied?
- 3 What is Karl Marx theory about conflict?
- 4 What is exploitation Marx?
- 5 Is socialism a philosophy?
- 6 What are the two types of economic systems that are seen in contemporary societies?
By far the most important influential thinker on socialism was Karl Marx (Marx and Engels 1848).
Which research technique do sociologists use to ensure that data are statistically representative of the population being studied?
Sampling is used in statistical analysis methodologies to gain insights and observations about a population group. Statisticians can use a variety of sampling methods to build samples that seek to meet the goals of their research studies. Representative samples are one type of sampling method.
Who was sentenced to jail in 1894 for helping?
Debs’s union won national prominence when it conducted a successful strike for higher wages against the Great Northern Railway in April 1894. He gained greater renown when he was sentenced to six months in jail (May–November 1895) for his role in leading the Chicago Pullman Palace Car Company strike.
Which of the following employment areas is most likely to be vulnerable to offshoring?
Occupations Most Vulnerable to Offshoring
|2||Data entry keyers||286,540|
|3||Electrical and electronics drafters||32,350|
What is Karl Marx theory about conflict?
Conflict theory, first purported by Karl Marx, is a theory that society is in a state of perpetual conflict because of competition for limited resources. Conflict theory holds that social order is maintained by domination and power, rather than by consensus and conformity.
What is exploitation Marx?
By far the most influential theory of exploitation ever set forth is that of Karl Marx, who held that workers in a capitalist society are exploited insofar as they are forced to sell their labor power to capitalists for less than the full value of the commodities they produce with their labor.
What are the two major quantitative research tools used by sociologists?
Quantitative research tools include surveys and precollected data. About 90 percent of the research pub- lished in major sociological journals is based on surveys, so this approach is discussed first.
What are the 3 research methods used by sociologists to study social problems?
The main methods sociologists use to generate primary data include social surveys (normally using questionnaire), interviews, experiments and observations.
Socialism is a political, social, and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production. It includes the political theories and movements associated with such systems.
What are the two types of economic systems that are seen in contemporary societies?
The two major economic systems in modern societies are capitalism and socialism. In practice most societies have economies that mix elements of both systems but that lean toward one end of the capitalism–socialism continuum. Social democracies combine elements of both capitalism and socialism.
What jobs occupations are more vulnerable to trade offshoring?
Computer programmers, actuaries, statisticians and film and video editors are all among the most at-risk for offshoring, while telemarketers, insurance underwriters, mathematical technicians and library technicians are all at risk of automation.