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    21)Dr. Loomis' introductory sociology class is composed entirely of first-year students who are 18 years old. Together, these 55 students, and all other 18-year-olds, comprise a(n) ________. A)age cohort B)longitudinal sample C)adolescent universe D)young adult population 22)How have television advertisements and other forms of cultural media typically portrayed the elderly? A)as wise and knowing B)as overprotective and.
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  11)Dominance behavior, such as winning a game, produce higher levels of __________. A)testosterone B)aggressive behavior C)progesterone D)stress 12)In what society were women and men often considered social equals? A)industrial B)pastoral and horticultural C)agricultural D)hunting and gathering 13)What classification or terminology do sociologists apply to women that describe their inability to gain equal access to power, property, and prestige?  A) the.
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  17)What is sexual harassment? 18)Why are rape statistics likely under representing the actual number of rapes that occur? 19)How do women rate as both killers and victims of killers, as compared to men? 20)Discuss the fundamental changes that have occurred in politics regarding gender.   .
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  13)What are some characteristics of the U.S. workforce regarding women? 14)What is the "testosterone bonus"? 15)What is the glass ceiling? 16)Identify reasons discussed in your text as to why most women start at lower salaries than men after college graduation.   .
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  1)Sociologically, why is gender especially significant? A)It is a master status cutting across all aspects of life. B)It permits a comparison to superior male qualities. C)It provides one group to lead, another to follow. D)It reinforces the teachings of Genesis. 2)Which statement is least accurate regarding sex and gender? A)The world offers unequal access to power,.
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  11)In U.S. society, men with graying hair and wrinkles are seen as mature, while women with the same features are seen as old. This is referred to as ________ age.   A) biological B)gender C)gerotranscendent D)societal 12)The term "________" refers to prejudice, discrimination, and hostility directed against people because of their age, and was coined.
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    31)The number of workers required to support one dependent member of society is called the ________. A) disengagement coefficient B)Social Security factor C)dependency ratio D)correlation coefficient 32)Who proposed the Social Security plan that was finally adopted by Congress in 1934? A)Franklin D. Roosevelt B)Francis Townsend C)Robert Butler D)Lyndon Johnson 33)The dependency ratio was ________ in 1950 and had shrunk.
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1)Gender stratification refers to the ranking of males and females according to their access to power, property, and prestige based on their sex. 2)Sociologically, "gender" and "sex" are interchangeable terms that have virtually the same meaning. 3)Sociologists believe that if biology were the principal factor in determining human behavior, there would be.
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  12)Who were the white ethnics? 13)Who are the Minutemen? 14)What does Peggy McIntosh mean when she discusses her "invisible knapsack"? 15)How did the Cuban refugees who fled Cuba in 1959 and the early 60s differ from the "boat people" who fled Cuba in the 1980s? 16)With approximately 45 million Latinos in the United States,.
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    14)What are some differences between the Gray Panthers and AARP? 15)According to your text, what issues are the elderly facing? 16)What is "technological life"? 17)What is "institutional death"? 18)Why are sudden deaths of loved ones more stressful for the living than expected deaths of loved ones? 19)What did Durkheim discover about suicide rates in his.
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    41)At any given time, approximately ________ Americans over age 65 are in nursing homes. This accounts for approximately ________ of the nation's elderly. A)600,000; 2 percent B)1.5 million; 3 percent C)4 million; 10 percent D)6 million; 13 percent 42)Joann just stared working at the Mainline Nursing Home. Based on the range of resignations in nursing.
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  11)Sociologists find psychological explanations of prejudice to be inadequate. 12)Research has demonstrated that prejudice can have positive ramifications. 13)The split labor market and reserve labor force are most aligned with the symbolic interactionist perspective. 14)The process of compartmentalization helps people who engage in genocide to maintain a sense of being good and moral. 15)Slavery.
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  5)Identify the ways a group becomes a minority group. Give an example of each. 6)What is ethnic work and how do people construct ethnic work? 7)Explain the difference between prejudice and discrimination. Is it possible to be prejudiced but not to discriminate? Or, to discriminate without being prejudiced?   .
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  6)Susan’s friend Ann had been attending meetings of a local groups who was fighting against gay marriage in their local community. While Susan was not familiar with the political background surrounding this issue and did not have strong feelings herself, she joined the group to spend more time with her.
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  1)What is gender stratification? Generally speaking, what are the consequences of gender stratification? 2)The terms "sex" and "gender" mean two different things. Explain the difference between these two concepts and how each is related to the "nature versus nurture" debate. 3) What is the dominant position in sociology as it relates to.
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    11)Elaine Cumming and William Henry discovered that the elderly abruptly shift gears upon retiring, which is the basis of disengagement theory. 12)According to disengagement theory, social disengagement generally begins when the last of the dependent children leave home and increases when retirement is more seriously considered. 13)Continuity theory and disengagement theory are.
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  1)What was Miss Rivers' Lodge? 2)What are the two most popular myths regarding race? 3)What are the similarities and differences between a quadroon and an octoroon? 4)Why is using Hindu as a classification of race on the U.S. Census incorrect? 5)Provide at least one example of a society in which the numerical majority was.
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    Match the term with the definition. 1)sex 2)gender 3)primary sex characteristics 4)secondary sex characteristics 5)traditional model of gender 6)patriarchy 7)minority group 8)sex typing 9)honor killing 10) 11)feminism 12)female circumcision 13)gender tracking 14)glass ceiling 15)sexual harassment A)the practice of burning the living widow with the body of the deceased husband B)physical distinctions between males and females that are not directly connected to reproduction C)people who are discriminated against on.
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  11)Of nearly 1 billion adults worldwide who are illiterate, two-thirds are women. 12)Promotion of feminism and the rights of women in the Least Industrialized Nations has resulted in the practice of honor killing being outlawed throughout the world. 13)The fact that women are twice as likely to die after coronary bypass surgery.
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  41)Agatha has worked for ten years in the public relations department of a large firm. She has been promoted to several higher paying managerial positions, but never to an executive position, even though she has directed several successful projects for the firm. Her lack of promotion most likely illustrates ________. A)the.
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  1)What three factors are believed to account for the long life of the Abkhasians? 2)What is meant by the term "life expectancy"? 3)By 2000, the median age in the United States population was approximately 35. What does this mean, and how is it calculated? 4)What is meant by "life span"? 5)Based on the symbolic.
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1)Because age is socially constructed, there is little unified agreement on the image and treatment of the elderly. 2)Of all industrialized nations, Americans have the largest percentage of citizens over age 60. 3)The terms "life span" and "life expectancy" are interchangeable and virtually mean the same thing. 4)Citizens of Japan have the longest.
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  7)Provide several examples of gender age using Hollywood celebrities. 8)What is the major criticism of disengagement theory as an explanation for the ways in which the elderly adjust to retirement? 9)What is the basic premise of activity theory? 10)What is the major criticism of continuity theory as an explanation of how the elderly.
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  31)In which profession have women made the greatest change in earning professional degrees compared to the number of degrees conferred to men? A)engineering B)psychiatry C)agriculture D)dentistry 32)Of the following choices, the doctorate conferred with the greatest percentage of women recipients is ________, while the doctorate with the greatest percentage to men is ________. A)social science; agriculture B)biological.
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  11)Based on the textbook, what are two ways a group becomes a minority? A)genocide and the expansion of political boundaries B)migration and a change in the economy of a nation C)genocide and a change in ethnic work by citizens D)the expansion of political boundaries and migration 12)Tony Pascalucci often wears a shirt that says, "Kiss.
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  14)How valid are fears that immigration from countries other than Europe will change American culture? Is this pattern of immigration likely to be functional or dysfunctional for America? Provide some examples of the increase in Latino and Asian culture. 15) Discuss the arguments presented by liberals and conservatives regarding affirmative action..
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  21)What is the practice of suttee? A)permitting only men the right to vote B)requiring women to cover their faces in public C)passing legislation that legally makes women inferior to men D)burning the living widow with the body of her dead husband 22)In Pakistan, Jordan, and Kurdistan, a woman who has brought disgrace to her family.
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  1)List and discuss the reasons why the citizens of Abkhasians who live in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet republic of Georgia have extended life expectancies. How would these conditions account for an increased life expectancy? 2)Explain why industrialization influences the life expectancy of people in a society. 3)Define the term.
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    1)What does it mean when sociologists say that age is "socially constructed"? A) Age is based on sociobiological concepts. B)Age is related to heredity and genes. C)Age is perceived in a similar manner all over the world. D)Age is based on cultural attitudes that are rooted in a society. 2)What three factors account for.
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  4)What is the major theory of the origin of patriarchy? 5)Why do sociologists classify women as a minority group? 6)Briefly outline the thoughts of sociological theorists in explaining how women became a minority group. 7)What is sex typing? Summarize what George Murdock's findings tell us about sex typing.   .
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1)Biologists and anthropologists generally agree on a five-member classification system to universally distinguish one race from another. 2)The United States Census Bureau allows respondents to choose as many races as they wish in describing who they consider themselves to be. 3)Jews are most accurately classified as an ethnic group because they share.
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  10)Discuss the three reasons social class has such an impact on one's health.   11)In child rearing, what is the difference between punishment and supervision of children as it relates to social class? 12)Identify the three types of social mobility and distinguish the differences between them.     .
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  31)When an executioner wears a hood he is separating his true identity (the man without a hood) from the one carrying out the execution. Such behavior is part of an effort to separate one's feelings from one’s acts, called ________.  A) primogeniture B)compurgation C)selective perception D)compartmentalization 32)Under czarist Russia, daily living conditions for Jews were.
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  1)Briefly explain how race is both a reality and a myth. 2)According to anthropologists and biologists, how many distinct races exist among humans? What are the racial classifications discussed in the textbook? Why are the racial categories chosen by the author inadequate to provide a full picture of race? 3)Distinguish the difference.
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  41)To which ethnic heritage do more Caucasians in America trace their roots than any other?  A) English B)French C)German D)Italian 42)What is the largest minority group in the United States today? A)Latino American B)African American C)Asian American D)Native American 43)In American history, who were the white ethnics? A)They were immigrants from Europe whose language and other customs differed from the.
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  Match the term with the definition. 1)genocide 2)ethnicity 3)minority group 4)dominant group 5)ethnic work 6)melting pot 5)discrimination 6)prejudice 7)individual discrimination. 8)institutional discrimination 9)authoritarian personality 10)reserve labor force 11)selective perception 12)internal colonialism 13)segregation A)an act of unfair treatment directed against an individual or a group B)people who are singled out for unequal treatment and who regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination C)the negative treatment of a minority group.
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  11) According to conflict theory, how can prejudice be used to create a split-labor market? What advantage does this give to dominant groups in society? 12)Identify and describe the six major patterns of minority and dominant group relations. 13)Why does William Julius Wilson believe that class, and not race, is the determining.
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  6)What did George Murdock discover to be the four most male-dominated occupations among the 324 societies he examined? 7)What are the primary reasons for kidnapping young women in many nations throughout the world? 8)How do feminists characterize female circumcision? 9)What is feminism? 10)In the 1990s, researchers found that almost twice as many women as.
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  Match the term with the definition. 1)property 2)wealth 3)income 4)power elite 5)status 6)status consistency 7)status inconsistency 8)upper middle class 9)lower middle class 10)underclass 11)intergenerational mobility 12)structural mobility 13)exchange mobility 14)poverty line 15)deferred gratification A)money received, usually from a job, business, or assets B)material possessions C)Gilbert and Kahl's social class category most shaped by advanced degrees D)about the same number of people moving up and down the social class ladder,.
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  8)How is continuity theory consistent with Emile Durkheim's concept of anomie? 9)What proposal preceded the Social Security plan that we know today? How did the Social Security system come into existence, and with what sociological perspective is it most aligned? 10)Why is it likely that there will be increased intergenerational conflict between.
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  1)Which phrase best describes Miss Rivers' Lodge?  A) a health care experiment at Tuskegee University B)a fishing retreat for African American men C)a segregated vacation complex in Georgia D)a brothel in the French Quarter of New Orleans 2)What is a group of people with inherited physical characteristics that distinguish it from another group?  A).
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  1)What is the difference between sex and gender; and, sociologically, why is gender significant? 2)Define primary and secondary sex characteristics, and give specific examples of each. 3)The sociological significance of gender is that it is a device by which society _______ its members. 4)What was the final outcome in the life of "Brenda,".
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  5)Briefly describe how the meaning of "old age" has changed over time in the United States. 6)What are some of the ramifications of the "baby boom" generation, those born from 1945 to 1964, as its members enter retirement age? 7)Describe the three functionalist theories of disengagement, activity, and continuity. Note how each.
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