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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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  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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  31)The author suggests that former capitalist nations could adopt features of socialism, while former socialist nations adopt features of capitalism. This theory is referred to as ________. A)excess value B)convergence C)transformation D)private ownership 32)What term did Durkheim use to refer to the sense of unity that comes from doing similar activities and directly sharing most.
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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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  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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  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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  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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  21)In the United States, government interventions that restrict a person's ability to immediately produce and sell a product that he or she has discovered or invented are referred to as ________. A)market restraints B)social forces C)laws of supply and demand D)patent laws 22)What is another name for "welfare capitalism"?  A) laissez-faire capitalism B)state capitalism C)pure capitalism D)"hands off".
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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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    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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  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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    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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  17)What are the similarities and differences between the mechanical and organic societies? 18)Provide an example of the close connections between the corporate and political worlds. 19)What is the difference between the ways in which men and women have traditionally appeared to approach work? 20)Why would the hunting and gathering society have the greatest.
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  11)The control of an entire industry by a single company is referred to as a monopoly. 12)A monopoly is a capitalist's worst nightmare. 13)In a pure socialist economy, members of the central committee, supervisors, and factory workers are all employees of the government. 14)In theory, socialists believe that profit is immoral and that.
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  10)How did John D. Rockefeller inspire the federal government to begin regulating markets? 11)Why was Coca-Cola considered a particularly good "pick-me-up" prior to 1903? 12)What are the three essential components of socialism? (2)central planning; (3)distribution of goods without a profit motive 13)How does democratic socialism differ from pure socialism? 14)How do capitalists and socialists mutually criticize.
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  1)What is the  egalitarian of all forms of society? 2)How did the advent of the steam engine affect domestic and international trade? 3)What are some of the implications suggested by the emergence of the biotech society? 4)What is the difference between fiat money in the industrial society and money in the agricultural society? 5)How.
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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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  11)Identify and discuss the two major organizations that lobby on behalf of the needs of the elderly. 12)Discuss the relationship between race-ethnicity, gender, and poverty among the elderly. 13)Describe what is meant by the term "technological life" and give an example. 14)Discuss the five-stage process of the living-dying interval proposed by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. 15)How.
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  11)What was the earliest medium of exchange? A)gold standard B)money C)land standard D)barter system 12)At the marketplace, Blossom brings pastries that she bakes to exchange for clothing. David brings chickens to trade for Blossom's pastries. What medium of exchange does this illustrate? A)deposit receipt B)barter C)stored value D)fiat money 13)The means by which people value and exchange goods and services.
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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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1)The society that engaged in the lowest amount of trading was the hunting and gathering society. 2)The passing of power from heads of families and clans to the ruling elite took place as agricultural societies replaced horticultural and pastoral societies. 3)Conspicuous consumption has replaced the Protestant ethic in most industrialized nations. 4)A major.
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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)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)Hunting and gathering societies that generate very little surplus food and material property are described by sociologists as ________ economies. A)welfare B)capitalist C)subsistence D)socialist 2)What condition had to exist before members of a society could create a permanent or  semi-permanent place to live? A)a powerful ruler who was able to control power B)a form of barter that.
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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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    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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  1)Explain how the accumulation of surplus contributed to the growth of social inequality. 2)Trace the transformation of economic systems, and emphasize this transformation in the United States. 3) What is meant by the term "medium of exchange"? Describe how the medium of exchange has evolved.     .
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  Match the term with the definition. 1)life expectancy     2)life span     3)gender age       4)gerotranscendence       5)baby boom       6)age cohort       7)baby bust       8)activity theory       9)continuity theory       10)Townsend Plan     11)dependency ratio     12)Gray Panthers     13)AARP     14)technological life     15)hospice       A)a large number of births within a relatively short span of years, leading to a population of individuals who proceed through the life course together B)an organization founded in 1970 to fighting ageism on.
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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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  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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    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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  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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  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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  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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  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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    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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  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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  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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  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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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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  41)Theorists who believe that corporations use profit as their moral guide, with no concern for how opening and closing factories affects workers, are most aligned with which sociological perspective? A)the conflict perspective B)functionalism C)symbolic interactionism D)structuralism 42)In the workplace, which attributes do men have a tendency to emphasize as part of their motive and style? A)collaboration;.
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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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