Soc 3320 gender race and class midterm exam

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______ is an issue associated with poverty that results when the poor have a lack of access to technology.

 

·         Question 17

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Levi is a physician. He has the ability to get the nurses to do what he wants them to do. He tells them what to do with the patients and when to do it. This ability to impose his will on others reflects Levi’s:

     

 

·         Question 18

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Newlyweds Joe and Jamie, both born to lower-income families, now make six-figure incomes based on being successful lawyers. This family is now part of

     

 

 

·         Question 19

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______ is the belief that rich parents have the ability to provide the best educational resources to ensure that their children are successful.

     

 

 

 

·         Question 20

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______ created a theory that believes that poverty benefits those that are rich in our society.

     

 

 

 

·         Question 21

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Babacar just moved his family to the U.S. from Kenya. When asked why he moved, Babacar said that this country will offer him an opportunity to change his social class. Babacar appreciates the ________________ available in the U.S.

     

 

 

 

 

·         Question 22

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The Davis-Moore thesis states that

 

     

 

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Sociologists use the term social prestige to mean:

     

 

·         Question 24

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______ created the theory of poverty that is based in the belief that jobs are rewarded based on skills, education, knowledge and preparation  

     

 

·         Question 25

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This area of the social class ladder is most impacted by higher education and advanced degrees.

     

 

·         Question 26

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Which is not true about education and inequality?

     

 

·         Question 27

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A class system employs a social ranking based primarily on:

     

 

·         Question 28

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In terms of Social Class, which factor is most correct in terms of how people are evaluated and ranked:

     

·         Question 30

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A status group refers to:

     

 

 

 

·         Question 31

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Equality of ____ is defined as the idea that every person begins life in the same position.

     

 

 

 

·         Question 32

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_______ is a theory that poverty happens when there is too much social change happening in a society.

     

 

·         Question 33

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Max Weber referred to people’s opportunities to provide themselves with material goods, positive living conditions, and favorable experiences as:

     

 

·         Question 34

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Which is not a step in which blaming the victim occurs:

     

 

·         Question 35

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_______ poverty is defined as poverty that a person experiences for about 24 months.

     

 

 

Roz is a 34 year old public defense attorney. She is dating Peter, a garbage collector. Roz is embarrassed about introducing Peter to her colleagues because Peter’s job has a low level of respect and esteem. Roz is concerned about Peter’s:

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Roughly 30 percent of the U.S. population falls within the

     

 

 

 

 

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“Cultural capital” refers to:

     

 

 

 

 

·         Question 39

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_______ created a theory rooted in the belief that society believes people are poor due to bad choices and negative personal decisions that they make.