Which of the following terms refers to an advantage that men have when employed in female-dominated occupations?
B. glass escalator
In households where both husbands and wives work full time, wives do an average of ____________ of housework while husbands do _________________.
A. 28 hours; 16 hours
Which of the following statements about the status of women throughout the world is true?
D. All of the answers are true.
According to a 2009 national survey, ________________ of those polled oppose a women's right to a legal abortion under all circumstances.
C. 18 percent
A new model of sexuality presents it as a(n)
Which of the following is correct about the psychiatric profession's approach to issues of sexual identity?
D. All of the answers are correct.
A commonly used figure is that ten percent of the U.S. population is homosexual; recent studies have placed the number at approximately
B. four percent.
Prejudice is to discrimination as
B. attitude is to behavior
Which of the following illustrates institutional discrimination?
C. During the last three years, a city has had an aggressive minority-hiring program. To save money, the city fires all employees hired during the last three years. The majority of those fired are therefore members of various minority groups.
The former policy of the South African government that was designed to maintain the separation of Blacks and other non-Whites from the dominant Whites was known as
W.E.B. Du Bois argued that that enslaved Blacks were in an even more oppressive situation than other subordinate groups because
A. by law, they could not own property and they could not pass on the benefits of their labor to their children.
In 1896 the Supreme Court case, Plessy v. Ferguson, upheld ______________ as constitutional.
B. Jim Crow laws
Which of the following statements is true?
C. A small fraction of Native Americans benefits from gambling revenues.
Arab Americans are descendants of people from the ______ nations of the Arab world.
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