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  _____1. sign _____2. denotative meaning _____3. syntagm _____4. signifier _____5. connotative meaning _____6. paradigm _____7. discourse _____8. articulate _____9. dominant reading _____ 10. code     .
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  1.Myths are a.stories societies tell themselves to construct a past. b.stories that serve as ethical guides for the present. c.stories that convey a society’s vision of a future destiny. d.Both a and b e.Both a and c f.All of the above. 2.The myth of Faust a.is a story that teaches a moral lesson. b.is the story of a man.
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T F 1.Audience ethnographic criticism assumes propagandizing effects of television and an audience that isn’t very active. T F 2.Audience ethnographic criticism shares a focus with reader-oriented criticism on implied viewers. T F 3.Birmingham’s Centre for the Contemporary Cultural Studies was most responsible for the Screen theory of spectator’s gaze. T F 4.Dominant.
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  1.Aristophanes’ play The Frogs a.was written in the 1600s. b.was about which playwright the author would bring back from the dead—Aeschylus or Euripides. c.The playwright Euripides, like Steven Bochco, wrote plays that reflected his view that art should present realistic reflections of life in all its grittiness, crime, corruption, and immorality. d.The playwright Euripides.
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  11)Discuss the three parts of social justice and how they might be implemented in the real world. 12)Discuss how school mascots and symbols might contribute to racism. Should schools with offensive symbols be forced to change them? 13)Discuss the two concepts of diversity. Are these concepts sufficient for addressing contemporary challenges? 14)Why might.
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  1)Discuss the three parts of social justice. 2)Discuss what tactics have been used to undo racism. 3)Discuss how and why the Constitution may be a barrier to undoing racism. 4)Discuss the relationship between education and racism. 5)Discuss the major critiques of antiracist education.     .
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  1.The powers of television include a.the power to entertain. b.the power to socialize. c.the power to keep people under surveillance. d.the power to create consensus. e.All of the above. 2.Television is the quintessential postmodern art form because a.it comes to us in 20-, 60-, and 90-minute chopped up narratives. b.its fictional programs typically come to us in fragments.
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T F 1.Reader-oriented criticism is another name for audience ethnographic criticism. T F 2. Reader-oriented criticism is concerned with “actualized” meanings of the text to an audience. T F 3.Another name for reader-oriented criticism is reception theory. T F 4.Reader-oriented criticism represents a unified critical position. T F 5. In doing reader-oriented criticism, an.
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  _____ 11. negotiated reading _____ 12. polyvalent _____ 13. oppositional reading _____ 14. text _____ 15. polysemy _____ 16. work _____ 17. semiotic analysis _____ 18. structural analysis _____ 19. recoding _____ 20. poaching _____ 21. signified a.At this level of meaning, signs have cultural and mythic meanings beyond the first level meanings of the sound/image itself b.The interpretation of signs in.
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  1.Television is the _________________ medium, while film is the _____________ medium. 2.Chapter 9 identified several possible candidates for the title of auteur and provided examples of each. For each of the positions below, provide the name of a potential auteur, either the missing position title or an example candidate: Executive Producer ____________________________ Writer-Producer ____________________________ Director ____________________________ Actor ____________________________ Production Company ____________________________ Network.
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T F 1.Cultural criticism normatively defines culture as the one correct set of habits, behaviors, and attitudes that properly civilized/cultured individuals should display. T F 2. In the 19th century, Matthew Arnold defined culture as the everyday beliefs, habits, and customs shared by individuals in a society, which holds a society.
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T F 1.Auteur is the French term for writer. T F 2.The “deep structure” auteur criticism tries to uncover is the thematic and stylistic “signature” of a particular artist that is apparent throughout his/her work, regardless of genre. T F 3.Television is known as “the director’s medium.” T F 4.Hollywood film was looked.
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  1)Government should not intervene in efforts to undo racism. 2)It’s important to address racism from many angles because it is present in so many parts of society. 3)The Equal Rights Amendment was added to the Constitution in 1972. 4)Regressive essentialism states that any effort to seek inclusion of a group is pointless. 5)In California,.
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T F 1.Midrange production context criticism provides case studies or critical histories of organizational dynamics within one company or industry niche. T F 2.Allocative control entails lower-level decisions about resource allocation and policy implementation. T F 3.Actional analysis in production context criticism is concerned with how people in organizations act to gain.
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  6.What strategies might be pursued to help low-income families increase their assets? What are the potential challenges of these approaches? 7.Discuss how race and wealth are connected to social development. 8.How have government policies in the U.S. contributed to segregated housing? What. if any. is the impact on education? 9.Develop.
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  1.The “return of the reader” in reader-oriented criticism is in part a return to a.historically framed sociology of literature. b.genre criticism. c.thinking about literature as a rhetorical communication act. d.Both a and b. e.Both a and c. 2.Which is of the following is true about reader-oriented criticism? a.It is concerned with “actualized” meanings of readers. b.Standing is given.
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  1.The power to define an organization’s scope, goals, and use of resources is called a.operational analysis. b.systems analysis. c.allocative control. d.hegemony. e.structural contraction. 2.In production context criticism, the type of analysis that focuses on issues of determination and how constraints in organizational environments place limits on decision-making is called a.              actional analysis. b.structural analysis. c.operational analysis. d.Both a and.
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  6)Discuss the four objectives of Bob Knight’s antiracism initiative. 7)Discuss some reasons why non-white mothers engage in activist mothering. 8)Discuss some of Gallagher’s daily actions to undo racism. 9)Discuss the four levels of undoing racism at the personal level. 10)Discuss why it took so long for unions to emerge that represented non-white workers in.
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  1.Describe the major differences between old immigration and new immigration. 2.What were the driving forces that brought the second wave of immigrants to the U.S. in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? 3.Explain the basis behind the statement made by some Mexican Americans, “We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed.
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T F 1. Ideology is the hidden message in television programs. T F 2. Ideological messages are transmitted through content, not form. T F 3. Television is the prime circulator of meanings and pleasures in our society. T F 4. The term ideological was first coined by political economist Karl Marx in the 19th century. T F 5.Classical Marxism views the system of.
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  1.Hundley’s analysis of the discourse of excessive beer drinking in Cheers concludes a.that over its eleven seasons, Cheers presented excessive beer drinking as a normal, natural everyday activity. b.that the series used humor, camaraderie, and detoxification to naturalize beer consumption. c.that the series contrasted natural, harmless beer drinking with harmful consequences of consuming.
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  11) According to the value-added theory, which of the following conditions must be present for a social movement? A.mobilization of participants B.structural strain C.financial resources D.A & B E.A, B, & C 12) Which theorists believe social movements are constrained by social structure? A.conflict B.functionalist C.critical race D.pluralist E.none of the above 13) What scholar(s) suggest(s) that individuals should focus on their.
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T F 1. Serious critical arguments must provide good reasons for the critic’s interpretation or judgment. T F 2.The type of criticism most commonly found in books on television criticism is the pluralistic approach of Raymond Williams. T F 3.One example of the problem of essentialism is a critic who assumes that.
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  1.Semiotic analysis a.is the basis for many kinds of criticism because of its focus on codes. b.when paired with structuralist analysis helps us understand the dynamic, dialectical themes that engage television audiences. c.examines the coded set of signs in a text. d.is concerned with the fine details of meaning-making through structured relationships. e.All of the.
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1.Social development involves which of the following? a.economic development b.structural changes c.individual development d.A, B, & C e.A & B 2.The Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” doctrine with which of the following? a.Brown v. Board b.Sweatt v. Painter c.Civil Rights Act of 1964 d.A & C e.B & C 3.The Common School Movement began in what region as an.
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  1.______ _______ theorists believe racial hierarchies have been intentionally designed to maintain power held by Whites.  2.________ theorists believe education can produce a more equal society. 3.____ ______ ______ help increase citizens’ assets. 4.For conflict theorists, _____ and _____ are crucial to how they view social development. 5.Many Dominicans receive.
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1._________ is a term essentializing human beings as story tellers. a.Homo storia b.Homo narrans c.Animal storia d.Animal narrans e.None of the above. 2.The horizontal dimension of coherence for stories links actions a.paradigmatically. b.syntagmatically. c.isomorphically. d.metaphorically. e.Both a and c. 3.The vertical dimension of coherence for stories links actions a.paradigmatically. b.syntagmatically. c.isomorphically. d.metonymically. e.Both b and c. 4.The three more important elements in an Aristotelian or traditional narrative vocabulary.
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T F 1.Narrower critical approaches are approaches that are shorter and less detailed. T F 2. The word myth comes from the Greek mythos, which was Aristotle’s word for a character’s struggle with hubris. T F 3.Myths have been used to justify racism. T F 4.Cultural critics assume that mythic narratives regularly reinforced.
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  1.Discuss the three major foci of social development. How might they be connected? 2.Discuss the relationship between social development and well-being. 3.Discuss Desmond and Emirbayer’s three goals of racial justice. What might an appropriate strategy look like? 4.Discuss the major changes in social development understanding that occurred in the 1960s..
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  1)The _______ prohibited discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing. 2)The _______ case acknowledged that the definition and value of diversity is variable according to context. 3)In the ________ case the Supreme Court ruled that race is not a legitimate factor in admissions policy. 4)The _______ theory views social movements as.
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  6.Discuss the major critiques of SB 1070. 7.In what ways were early immigration restrictions related to race? 8.How did nativism shape early immigration policies? 9.Discuss how the new wave of immigration differed from the old wave. What were the consequences of these differences? 10.Discuss how anti-Mexican sentiment has played out in the U.S.     .
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  1.The term social development was coined by sociologist Albert Camarillo. 2.The most desirable form of multiculturalism requires that all cultures assimilate into one collective culture. 3.Asset building is a key strategy of social development. 4.Education disparities are tied to geographic disparities. 5.According to critical race theory, social development does not.
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T F 1.  Rhetorical approaches to television criticism lead us to think about the affective powers of televisual works. T F 2.  Rhetorical studies of television show that television programs have the power to influence our conceptions of ourselves and others, our social- political relationships, and the world around us. T F.
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  6.What did the Immigration Reform Act accomplish? 7.How did members in the first wave of immigrants view the United States? 8.How did members in the second wave of immigrants view the United States? 9.Explain the term repatriation and its connection to the Mexican American community. 10.How was the second wave of immigrants viewed.
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1) Social justice involves which of the following? A.blaming government for societal problems B.creating a society founded on equality and solidarity C.constructing justice institutions that provide benefits to individuals and society D.B & C E.A, B, & C 2) In Swann v. Mecklenburg, the Supreme Court decided to: A. desegregate public schools. B.desegregate busing for school students. C.desegregate.
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  1.How did sociologist Gunnar Myrdal define development? 2.What are some of the major assets associated with social development? 3.How do we define asset-building strategies? 4.What are the components necessary for a successful political protest? identification; realize power, build coalitions, focus on the issues not the organization, long- term planning; 5.What two.
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  1.Ideology a.works to create common sense out of the dominant sense. b.is meaning in the service of power. c.was regarded by Marx as “false consciousness.” d.has come to refer to a body of ideas which are alleged to be erroneous an divorced from the practical realities of political life. e.All of the above. 2.Classical Marxist political.
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  1.Screen theory a.posited that the spectator’s “subject position” was naturalized through a “gaze” manufactured by the view of the camera. b.argued for connections between behavioralist research and reader-oriented criticism. c.was best known for the concept of the “missing reader.” d.advanced the notion of “interpretive communities.” e.Both c and d. 2.The encoding-decoding model did not include consideration.
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  1.Discuss both the negative and positive consequences of the newest wave of immigrants on the labor force. 2.Discuss the term push-pull system and the push-pull factors of early immigration. 3.How does the concept of pluralism affect Americans’ views of new immigrant groups? 4.Discuss the criteria outlined in the Naturalization Act of 1790.
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  1.A genre is a.a static system. b.a dynamic system. c.a German word for category or type. d.a means of generalizing the characteristics of large groups of individual works from certain combinations of cultural materials and story patterns. e.a notion that has been around at least since Aristotle’s writings in 384 B.C. 2.According to Cawelti, two psychological.
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