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  101. Some analysts refer to today’s middle-aged women as the

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101. Some analysts refer to today’s middle-aged women as the sandwich generation because they are caught between the needs of their young children and __________.

a. their employment

b. their elderly parents

c. their husbands or partners

d. their community commitments

102. "Women's roles as nurturers and caregivers are even more pronounced in contemporary industrialized societies. This division of family labor ensures that important societal tasks will be fulfilled. It also provides for family members." This statement is consistent with the __________.

a. functionalist perspective

b. postmodern perspective

c. conflict perspective

d. symbolic interactionist perspective

103. According to sociologist Talcott Parsons, the husband performs the __________ tasks of providing economic support and making decisions. This division ensures that important societal tasks will be fulfilled and it also provides stability for family members.

a. operational

b. expressive

c. instrumental

d. situational

104. According to sociologist Talcott Parsons, the wife assumes the __________ tasks of providing affection and emotional support for the family. This division ensures that important societal tasks will be fulfilled and it also provides stability for family members.

a. situational

b. instrumental

c. operational

d. expressive

105. According to __________, human capital acquired by education and job training is the source of a person’s productivity so that what a person earns is a reflection of his or her individual choices.

a. conflict theorists

b. functionalists

c. symbolic interactionists

d. postmodern theorists

 

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