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    61.?Sifting? and ?sorting? are techniques used to ensure that the most able students are identified and provided resources with which to attain the highest of educational goals. 62.Though our larger society is very competitive, our schools are noted for their noncompetitive nature. 63.Taxpayer-funded charter schools and school vouchers go against the American.
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    11. The highly idealized middle-class family form involves __________. A)a father, mother, grandparents, and children B)sharing of resources and support with other families C)a free-standing unit D)periodic stints of using public assistance 12. The stratification hierarchy that is involved in changing and reshuffling families and individuals involve which of the following? A)religion B)gender C)sexuality D)age 13. A __________ is a.
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    31. That __________ is one reason why the poor receive inferior service from the healthcare community. A)they are often served by understaffed clinics and hospitals B)there are more hospitals in poor areas C)they tend to have more access to healthcare D)overt discrimination has ended 32. Tuberculosis is an example of __________, which is especially found.
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    21.The poorer you are, the more likely you are to __________. A)avoid tobacco B)have a diet of plain, raw vegetables C)not have access to medical services D)live longer 22. Which women are most likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer? A)Asian American women B)African American women C)White women D)Latina women 23. That __________ is one of the negative consequences of.
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    51.The passage of the __________ marked the beginning of a shift to thinking about drug abusers as criminals. 52.__________ is a colorless, odorless liquid that can produce amnesia. 53.Amphetamines are __________ drugs that are sometimes used by athletes. 54.__________ have responded to declining sales in part by contributing to federal politicians to the.
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    41. Which of the following is considered to be a political crime? A)Insider trading B)Government involvement in a secret action to overthrow a legitimate government in another country C)              Conflicts of interest D) Price-fixing in order to ensure a lack of competition among corporations 42. Vagrancy is an example of __________. A)how our justice system.
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    61.In addition to over a million soldiers on active duty, guard and reserve members can be called up at any time to protect U.S. interests throughout the world. 62.Only Russia, China, and India outspend the United States on national security. 63.The high-cost military organization of the United States is predicated on fighting.
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    21. Many of the arrangements involved in __________ family life are much the same as those that have been used by the poor all along. A)industrial B)modern C)postmodern D)premodern 22. When compared to American families, European parents have __________ access to social supports for their families. A)less B)more C)the same D)no 23. As a nation, the United States has taken.
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    31. The Bush Doctrine has involved __________. A)ensuring the United States has an unparalleled popular reputation around the world B)the idea that other nations are either with the United States or against the United States C)a 10-year cease fire on all Middle Eastern countries D)widespread success 32. How is the war on terror different from.
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    51.Americans’ faith in education is based on the assumption that a democratic society requires a(n) __________. 52.In the past, the school year was developed around the __________ calendar. 53.Charter and private schools often result in increased racial __________. 54.Angie wants to send her kids to a school that is able to choose its.
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    51.__________ believed an ?invisible hand? would control the marketplace. 52.Centralized planning is a component of __________. 53.Between 2000 and 2010, the United States lost approximately 5.5 million __________ jobs. 54.Compared to other __________ nations, Americans work more hours. 55.The transformation of the economy has reduced the role of National Manufacturing, Inc., in favor of.
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    61.Marijuana is not only physically addictive; it also leads people to use heroin and other, harder drugs. 62.The severity of drug laws is related to the dangers the specific drugs pose to individuals and society. 63.Ecstasy, although referred to on the streets as a drug, is actually not a drug but a.
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    11. Industries characterized by increased output and employment are __________ industries. A)scientific B)sunrise C)sunset D)sunburn 12. Homesourcing is __________. A)illegal B)working from home C)good for people who needs employer sponsored insurance plans D)the most common type of employment 13. __________ is/are a force currently transforming the U.S. economy. A)New innovations based on computer technology B)A shift from services to manufacturing C)Localization of the.
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    41. Unemployed people who want to work but whose presence tends to depress the wages of other workers and keep them from making demands on their employers are known as __________. A)discouraged workers B)displaced workers C)the reserve army of the unemployed D)sunset workers 42. The economic shift from manufacturing to service has resulted in __________. A)the.
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    31. __________ affects how long a child will stay in school, whether s/he will have a computer in the home, and out-of-school enrichment activities. A)Intellectual ability B)Standardized test scores C)Desire D)Level of affluence 32. About 15 percent of low-income students enroll in college, while nearly 65 percent of high-income students enroll in college. This illustrates.
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    51.Many immigrants who have come to the United States have come in __________. 52.The vast majority of __________ families are dual earners. 53.Since 1970, the percentage of all U.S. children living with a single parent has increased __________ percent. 54.The __________ of 1993 was designed to allow family members to take time to.
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    41. In the National Health Insurance Model, __________. A)elements from both the Bismarck Model and the Beveridge Model are found B)doctors are government employees C)insurance companies pay the bills D)patients are required to wait at least three months for all basic care 42. Juan supports a single-payer option for healthcare but with private healthcare providers..
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    21. Tracking __________. A)is seen as universally positive B)positively affects self-esteem C)correlates with the social stratification system D)is unrelated to the social class system 22. The self-fulfilling prophecy __________. A)produces results that match the expectations teachers and administrators have of one group attaining great things and another group failing B)does little to justify the greater expenditures of.
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    11. The United States and its allies__________. A)make sure to spend twice as much as ?rogue states? on defense B)account for about 80 percent of all military spending in the world C)have significantly reduced spending since the end of the Cold War D)spend about the same as Russia does on defense 12. Which of the.
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    51.In 2010, the largest healthcare companies combined for approximately __________ billion dollars in profits. 52.The elderly take an average of __________ prescription drugs per person. 53.The money paid out by insurance companies for healthcare is referred to as a(n) __________, reflecting the contradiction of the profit motive in healthcare. 54.__________ not only increases.
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      21. Programs such as the AFDC, food stamps, and Head Start are known as __________. A)a social safety net B)a special commitment to children C)affirmative action D)gerrymandering 22. Sociologist Jay Belsky argues that we should treat child care as an investment similar to __________. A) infrastructure issues B)the stock market C)farm subsidies D)the National Endowment for the Arts 23..
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    41. __________ includes distinctive acts of violence and nonviolence and acts of omission and commission that place children at risk. A)Wife abuse B)Child abuse C)Family value D)Pronatalism 42. Child abuse can result in __________. A)increased physical strength for the child B)poorer mental health for the child C)increased emotional resilience D)greater motivation in school 43. __________ contributes to the unique social.
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    11. The liberalizing of punishments for marijuana use and possession in the mid-1900s as more Whites began to use the drug highlights the __________. A)social nature of drug use B)intersection of class and drug politics C)moral panic of drugs D)universal nature of drug definitions 12. The active ingredient in marijuana is __________. A)TAC B)ABC C)THC D)CAT 13. Marijuana is commonly.
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    51.The breaking of a law is the most common definition of __________. 52.Bernie Madoff ran a securities fraud known as a(n) __________. 53.The design of laws is influenced by a(n) __________ bias. 54.The police spend the majority of their time regulating __________. 55.Corporate or __________ crime is not punished by society in direct proportion.
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1. In 2011 there were about __________ active military personnel in the U.S. armed forces. A)1,400,000 B)848,000 C)678,025 D)451,000 2.__________ is/are one of the major challenges to the United States. A)Russia B)WMDs C)Saddam Hussein D)Immigration 3. In 2009, there were __________ members of the guard and reserve in the United States. A)2,848,000 B)1,454,515 C)848,000 D)500,000 4.Which nation spends the most on national security? A)Russia B)China C)India D)The United States 5..
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    11. Patient dumping __________. A)happens when patients suddenly ?dump? or drop their health insurance plan and decide to go without insurance B)increases the pressure on for-profit hospitals C)occurs when hospitals avoid treating patients who can’t afford to pay for their services  D) is illegal 12.__________ is a strategy used by for-profit hospitals to optimize.
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    41. Although the state and federal governments finance and control education in part, the bulk of money and control for education comes from __________. A)school principals B)teachers themselves C)the Gates foundation D)local communities 42. __________ is a problem associated with the assessment of schools. A)The inability to take religion into account B)Requiring special education students to take.
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1.The educational process in the United States is largely __________. A)conservative B)liberal C)libertarian D)progressive 2. As cited in your text, about what percentage of American adults are high school graduates? A)35 percent B)55 percent C)85 percent D)95 percent 3.About what percentage of today’s American adults have graduated from college? A)5 percent B)25 percent C)45 percent D)65 percent 4.Local control of education is often a social.
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    61.Even when crime rates are low, people harbor fears about being a potential victim of criminal activities. 62.The data from official sources clearly indicate that people from certain social categories are more likely than others to be arrested for criminal activities. 63.Because crime is political in nature, including who gets to decide.
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    41. In the illegal drug trade, __________ flow into Mexico and __________ flow(s) into the United States. A)guns; drugs B)drugs; guns C)felons; cash D)pharmacologists; cartels 42. What is a reason the current U.S. drug laws do not work as intended? A)Making drugs illegal stops the demand. B)Corrupt police sometimes cooperate with criminals. C)Drug laws reduce the numbers of.
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    31. Marijuana, despite conflicting research evidence, is a __________ drug, which means it has a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use. A)gateway B)cultural C)Schedule 1 D)psychoactive 32. The text make the case that __________ is the most dangerous drug of all. A)alcohol B)marijuana C)Ritalin D)methadone 33. If a child is inattentive, not listening, and easily distracted, s/he.
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    11. As a result of a lack of curriculum standardization, __________. A)there is a great deal of variation in what students learn B)each year many students go to different schools with the same standards C)American students are acquiring the skills necessary to succeed in the modern world  D) the American education system is.
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    61.Everyone in the family experiences family events in the same way. 62.Most immigrant families who have come to the United States have come from families characterized by the ?breadwinner–homemaker? arrangement. 63.Social and economic forces produce different family configurations depending on peoples’ abilities to hook into, accumulate, and transmit wealth, whether from wages.
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    31. Some college students end up moving back in with their families after graduation because they cannot find work and support themselves. This phenomenon is known as __________. A)boomeranged adults B)slingshot adults C)deadbeat adults D)transitional adults 32. The biggest change in household type since 1970 is with the rise of __________ households. A)kinship B)nonfamily C)boomerang D)immigrant 33. Brittany has the.
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  1.Which subsidy has stayed intact? A)Aid to Families with Dependent Children B)Food stamps C)The exemption for taxes paid on housing by homeowners D)American Assistance to Minorities act 2.Which subsidy has been cut? A)The exemption for taxes paid on housing by homeowners B)Aid to Families with Dependent Children C)Federal student loans D)Defense contracts 3. When politicians set __________ they are concerned.
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1. When an economic system is based on private ownership of property and guided by the seeking of maximum profits it is classified as a __________ system. A)capitalist B)socialist C)democratic socialist D)corporatist 2. When an economic system is based on ownership of the means of production by the people for their collective benefit it is.
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    61.Juan does contract work for a publishing company. He is a contingent worker. 62.Segmented labor markets result from the capitalist economy being divided into two separate sectors that have different characteristics, different roles, and different rewards for workers in each. 63.Discouraged workers, those who were once employed but no longer are looking.
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    21. Crimes that may offend the majority but do not harm other people, such as gambling, are called __________ crimes. A)corporate B)victimless C)white-collar D)blue-collar 22. Which of the following is most likely to show up in the Uniform Crime Report? A)Tax fraud B)Embezzlement C)Bribery D)Assault 23. Angela was robbed three months ago and nobody was ever prosecuted for the crime..
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    11. Lance believes that the correct approach to understanding the world is to focus on the social, economic, and historical circumstances that produce social arrangements. Lance is a(n) __________ A)psychologist B)politician C)socialist D)sociologist 12. Adrian is not in favor of the social policy changes that have occurred in the United States over the last two.
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    51.The U.S. military has a massive carbon footprint, using __________ billion gallons of fuel annually. 52.Iran is considered a(n) __________ state by the United States. 53.Defense contractors are subsidized by the __________. 54.Even though it is a conflict of interest, companies that may profit from military expenditures are permitted to __________ Congress. 55.During the.
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1.A family is __________. A)a construct of meanings and relationships B)any collection of people C)a group that lives in the same home D)a relatively modern social institution 2. Less than __________ percent of all households consist of married couples with children in which only the husband works. A)10 B)20 C)40 D)80 3.__________ is a myth about the institution of the.
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1.Which country spends the largest percentage of its gross national product for healthcare services? A)the United States B)Japan C)Great Britain D)France 2.The profit margin for pharmaceutical companies is about __________ percent. A)5 B)15 C)30 D)50 3. According to the World Health Organization, the health system of the United States is ranked __________ in ?fairness? among 191 countries in the world. A)first B)last C)thirty-seventh D)fifty-fourth 4.When.
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1.The Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914 served to accomplish which of the following? A)It taxed the dispensing of marijuana products. B)It created the forerunner of the Bureau of Narcotics. C)It began to treat drug addiction as a behavioral problem rather than a legal one. D)It launched the War on Drugs. 2. Prior to the passage.
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    21. Some companies employ workers in low-wage countries to provide services to people in the United States instead of employing Americans to do the same work as they had in the past. This practice is known as __________. A)contingent work B)primary sector work C)outsourcing D)tax evasion 22. Jerica’s factory recently moved out of the United.
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    21. The drugs used to treat __________ are the most often stolen prescriptions and the most abused drugs in the United States today. A)ADHD B)cancer C)heart disease D)glaucoma 22. __________ drugs heal traumatized parts of the body. A)Additive B)Restorative C)Psychoactive D)Political 23. Ritalin is a stimulant that affects the brain similarly to __________. A)cocaine B)cigarettes C)marijuana D)heroin 24. __________ is a danger associated with marijuana. A)A.
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    31. A substandard working environment where labor laws are violated is called a __________. A)sunset industry B)sunrise industry C)sweatshop outsourcing 32. __________ has led to the decline of unions. A)The lack of transformation in the economy B)High support from the government C)Businesses trying to prevent the formation of unions D)The historical ineffectiveness of unions to improve working conditions 33. A.
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    41. Operation Iraqi Freedom was based on the notion of a __________ which is illegal under the U.N. Charter. A)Cold War B)preemptive war C)preventive war D)regime change 42. Although there were no weapons of mass destruction found, Jeremy still supports the war in Iraq based on the notion that the United States is safer when.
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    21. Lewis is angry about what he perceives as governmental overreach. He plans to blow up the Washington Monument to make a political statement. Lewis is a __________. A)freedom fighter B)martyr C)soldier of fortune D)terrorist 22. The 2,000 illegal bombings each year in the United States are examples of __________. A)preemptive war B)preventive war C)terrorism D)conflict of interest 23. In.
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    31. Eric was arrested for damaging property in a political protest while his friend John engaged in the same activity during spring break and had his transgressions overlooked. This is because __________. A)intent matters when the powerful determine law and enforcement B)Eric broke a moral code C)John didn’t violate any laws D)political protests violate.
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