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7) What may explain sex differences?
A) feel most natural and comfortable expressing gendered traits that are associated with the other sex
9) The experience of Dr. Barres, as discussed in the feature box, reveals:
C) many women experience discrimination, and they may not even be aware of it
10) _________ refers to how we are taught the norms associated with being a male or female in our particular culture.
E) Gender socialization
11) Carly’s mom and dad take their role as parents very seriously. They want their children to conform to traditional expectations, so they make sure that Carly is dressed in pretty clothes, that she doesn’t get too dirty, that she plays with dolls, and that she doesn’t behave in ways that they consider too active or aggressive. This teaching process is called:
12) Which family member encourages children to behave in the most sex-typed ways?
13) Regarding the “hidden curriculum”:
A) it informally taught girls that academic achievement could mean forfeiting popularity; but today it appears that many girls and young women have a strong achievement ethic, are doing well in school, and are surpassing boys and young men
14) Generally speaking, race, ethnicity, and social class _________ affect gender socialization.
15) Which of the following CORRECTLY illustrates the impact of race, ethnicity, and social class on gender socialization?
A) Black women and girls are more satisfied with their body types than are their White counterparts.
16) There is little social stigma when girls are labeled ”tomboys,“ but suggesting that a boy is a ”sissy“ or ”throws like a girl“ is harsh criticism that is tantamount to social suicide. This suggests:
D) perhaps boys experience even greater pressure to conform to gendered expectations than girls do
17) Female genital cutting or mutilation:
D) in countries where practiced, has widespread support among women
20) In what region(s) of the world is the gap between men and women’s literacy rates the highest, according to the World Map?
C) parts of Africa and the Middle East
21) Which of the following does the text offer as an example of patriarchy in the U.S.?
A) women now have more education than men
C) breast augmentation is the number one cosmetic surgical procedure
22) Gloria decided to change her last name when she got married. Since you have taken this course, you decided to share with her some facts about women changing their names. Which is NOT one of the facts you would share?
D) A woman’s name will automatically change to her husband’s, unless she petitions the court to keep her maiden name.
23) According to wedding announcements in the New York Times, the percentage of women who kept their own last names after marriage between 1990 and 2000 ________.
24) Evan works full time, as does his sister Olivia. If these two represent average people earning average wages, it is likely that Olivia earns only ________ percent of Evan’s pay.
29) Many international organizations believe that family planning can have a large and direct impact on the quality of women’s lives throughout the world. Which is NOT one of the reasons they would cite?
B) Each year, more than 585,000 women die due to pregnancy-related causes.
30) The global gag rule:
E) denies funding for all family planning services to any organization that provides or counsels their patients on their options for abortion, or lobbies their governments for safe abortions, even if using their own, non-U.S. funds
1) In the opening vignette to Chapter 5, what would you conclude from the experiences of Barbara Ehrenreich?
B) It is impossible to survive on minimum- or near-minimum-wage work.
2) From birth to death, social class standing has a significant impact on our lives. Which is NOT an example of one of these impacts?
E) the likelihood of attending elementary school
7) What is a fundamental difference between Karl Marx and Max Weber?
D) Max Weber emphasized a multidimensional approach to class consisting of wealth, prestige, and power.
8) Where would we find a social class system developed and sanctioned by the government that views the population as being in distinct categories?
9) A combination of education, occupation, and income is referred to as
10) Socioeconomic status (SES) is made up of some combination of:
D) education, occupation, and income
11) Sheryl’s father, like his father before him, has a key position on the board of Ford Motor Co. Her mother does not work, but has a trust fund from her own parents. It is expected that Sheryl will go to a private university after she has her debutante ball this summer. Sheryl is likely a member of:
12) Bobby’s family is listed in the Social Register. Based on what you have learned from the feature box, this means:
C) that he is likely from the upper class
13) Which of the following is true about the middle class?
D) They average from about $40,000 to possibly even $100,000 with two incomes.
14) The working poor, which are those whose wages are generally less than about $20,000 a year, comprise about ________ percent of the U.S. population.
15) Your friend is writing a paper about social mobility in the U.S. As her friend, you advise her:
A) Minority groups are the fastest growing groups in society and their mobility is among the lowest.
C) The educational system is stratified, and the tax system favors wealthy people passing their wealth to their heirs.
17) The data in Figure 5.1 are clear: in terms of after-tax income in the U.S. between 1979 and 2006:
C) the U.S. is becoming more unequal
19) About how many people are poor in the U.S.?
24) As the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) revealed, what country has the highest rates of poverty?
26) Adrian believes that poverty is a result of the low wages paid to those people working in the growing service sector. His beliefs represent:
28) There are several pathways from poverty to adverse child outcomes, according to Figure 5.4. Which is NOT one of these pathways?
C) sex discrimination
29) Poverty has many harmful consequences for children. Which of the following is FALSE?
A) Poverty puts the health of children at risk by decreasing the frequency of low birthweight babies.
30) Tosha and her husband both work, but their combined income is only $29,000. They have one child, and making ends meet is a struggle. H & R Block, which is helping them file their taxes this year, suggests that they should file for a/an:
C) Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
1) According to the opening vignette of Chapter 6:
B) both Black and White children have a negative bias against dark skin
2) Which of the following is FALSE with respect to race and ethnicity?
C) Blacks have higher infant mortality rates than do other racial/ethnic groups.
4) In 2010, about 65 percent of Americans were White; by 2050 Whites will comprise about ________ percent of the population.
6) With respect to immigration, Americans are nearly equally divided over whether it is good for the country. With respect to ILLEGAL immigration:
C) nearly 9 out of 10 Americans believe it is a ”very“ or ”somewhat“ serious problem
13) As shown in the Table 6.2 about race relations,
C) most Whites and Hispanics believe that race relations are generally good, but most Blacks think they are generally bad
14) What is the main point of the story in the feature box, Loving Across the Color Line?
15) According to World Map 6.1, which part of the world contains the largest percentage of minorities?
17) Which of the following comparisons of Cuban Americans and Mexican Americans is correct?
C) Cubans have incomes comparable to Whites, while Mexican Americans are overrepresented among the poor.
19) With respect to the growth of Hispanics in the population:
B) the growth rate among Hispanics is largely due to the particularly high fertility rates of foreign-born Hispanic women
22) Daniel Patrick Moynihan received a lot of attention for his report published in 1965, ”The Negro Family: The Case for National Inaction.” In this report he claimed:
D) social problems experienced by Black families, such as higher rates of delinquency, alcoholism, or out of wedlock births were a by-product of urban structural conditions of society, failing social institutions, and racism
23) Although more Blacks are joining the ranks of the middle class, it remains that they tend to have far fewer assets than do Whites. Why is this the case, according to your text?
D) Whites are more likely to draw upon the assets of their parents through a loan or inheritance.
25) Which of the following is TRUE about Asian American families today?
B) The term ”Asian“ is a catchall term representing people with a great diversity in culture, language, socioeconomic characteristics, and reasons for migrating to the U.S.
C) Native Americans and Alaska Natives are more likely to live in families than are other groups.
29) Alaska Natives:
D) live in native villages that now have mixed economies in which small to moderate amounts of earned cash are available
30) ________ are most likely to marry outside their race or ethnic group, and _________ are least likely to do so.
A) Asian Americans; Whites
31) Affirmative action:
C) is a family policy because it remedies inequalities in work and education that can improve the lives of families
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