Race Gender Sexuality and Social Class Dimensions of Inequality and Identity 2nd Edition by Susan J. Ferguson Test bank

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Race Gender Sexuality and Social Class Dimensions of Inequality and Identity 2nd Edition by Susan J. Ferguson Test bank

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1. According to Collins, __________the ideal family imagined by those who espouse family values is based on a ____________ family structure.
a. extended
b. blended
*c. traditional
d. modified

2. According to Collins the family values that underlie the traditional family ideal work to naturalize U.S. hierarchies of the following components, EXCEPT
a. gender
b. age
c. sexuality
*d. race

3. Pyke studied heterosexual Asian women who preferred __________ men over _________ men, romantically.
a. Asian; white
b. white; Hispanic
*c. white; Asian
d. Hispanic: Asian

4. Pykes study chose two ethnic groups to interview: __________ and __________.
a. Chinese women; Japanese women
*b. Vietnamese women; Korean women
c. Italian women; Irish women
d. Latina women; white women

5. According to Mezey, political policies focus on many areas as follows, EXCEPT
a. Heterosexual definitions of the family.
b. Denying LGBT people the right to marry.
c. Excluding sexual identity from hate crimes.
*d. Including LGBT materials in school curricula

6. Mezey studies, in her article, how the coming out process for lesbians is affected by _____________________.
*a. social class and race
b. family values and religion
c. gender and social class
d. family values and gender

7. Mickelson asserts that __________ undermines race equity in desegregated schools.
a. self-segregation
*b. tracking
c. traditional teaching methods
d. conventional curriculum

8. The term used by Mickelson, to refer to segregation among schools in the same district, is:
a. second-generation
b. third-generation
*c. first-generation
d. fourth-generation

9. Moll and Ruiz argue that education must be understood in relation to:
*a. social class
b. ethnicity
c. race
d. sexuality

10. According to Moll and Ruiz, ___________ ___________ means that communities create their own infrastructures for development, including mechanisms for the education of their children that capitalize on rather than devalue their cultural resources.
a. educational diversity
*b. educational sovereignty
c. educational autonomy
d. educational integrity

11. Sacks makes the case that college educational inequality is mostly ____________________: the race gap and gender gap are not as pronounced.
a. ethnicity-based
*b. social class-based
c. geographically-based
d. gender-based

12. Sacks argues the largest equality barrier in education is based on:
a. race
b. ethnicity
*c. social class
d. gender

13. According to Acker, _________________________ are defined as the interrelated practices, processes, actions, and meanings that result in and maintain social class, gender, and racial inequalities.
a. organizations
*b. inequality regimes
c. racial inequalities
d. gender inequality

14. According to Acker, theory and research on inequality, dominance, and oppression must pay attention to which of the following aspects, EXCEPT
a. Race/ethnicity
b. Gender
c. Class
*d. Education

15. In Bertrand and Mullainathans article, they were interested in how race-ethnicity and racism affected which of the following?
*a. employment hiring decisions
b. college admittance
c. marriage
d. country club membership

16. Bertrand and Mullainathan found that persons with names such as _________ and __________ were considered more hirable than persons with names such as __________ and ___________.
*a. Emily, Greg; Lakisha, Jamal.
b. Lakisha, Jamal; Emily, Greg.
c. Emily, Lakisha; Greg, Jamal
d. Greg, Jamal; Emily, Lakisha

17. Hondagneu-Sotelo examines the ___________ nature of Mexican immigrant work.
*a. gendered
b. racialized
c. ethnic
d. gender

18. According to Hondagneu-Sotelo, thousands of Central American and Mexican immigrant women have replaced many Latino men in the US workforce, due to the need for cheap labor in which of the following areas?
a. factory work
*b. home care/child care
c. agricultural work
d. hospitality

19. Grochowski argues that the connection between wealth and health has been recognized widely as a cause of health disparities in the U.S., but the interactive nature of the __________ is still less understood.
a. education
b. gender
c. class
*d. social determinants

20. Grochowskis article found how social determinants, such as race-ethnicity, gender, income, occupation, etc. can affect:
*a. health.
b. work.
c. social class.
d. education attainment

21. Blitsteins article investigates how ___________________ may affect the understanding and incidence of illness.
*a. race and racism
b. gender
c. social class
d. nationality

22. Blitstein looks specifically at how Geronimus research challenged the 1970s assumption that teen pregnancy only had negative _________ outcomes, while in fact, teen pregnancy had different outcomes for girls based on their race and socioeconomic status.
a. mobility
*b. health
c. gender
d. educational

23. Wailoos article focuses on how __________________ are affected by a wide array of issues in public health, innovation in medical care, and the role of identity, especially gender, race, and ethnicity.
a. social mobility
*b. health and disease
c. economic disparities
d. gender inequalities

24. Wailoo argues that the health crisis that occurred in dialysis patients after Hurricane Katrina can be traced to:
a. the federal government
b. health care professionals
*c. poverty and race
d. the public assistances

25. Kendall examines how _______________ construct a reality of social class that is not an accurate reflection of American society.
a. movies
*b. television shows
c. magazines
d. the internet

26. According to Kendall, watching how other individuals live rather than experiencing life for ourselves is called:
a. class envy
b. worthless
*c. vicarious living
d. soap opera effect

27. Nacos and Torres-Reynas article found what about news stories about Muslim and Arab Americans after 9/11?
*a. not all findings were negative
b. a massive increase in negativity
c. no changes in negativity
d. all findings were negative

28. .Hess argues that certain populations do not have equal access and opportunity to online resources which is also known as:
a. access inequality
*b. digital inequality
c. online inequality
d. gender inequality

29. According to Hess, the female percentage of fledging internet company founders in 2010 was:
*a. less than 10 percent
b. between 10 and 20 percent
c. between 20 and 30 percent
d. more than 50 percent

30. Rubin indicates the connection between social class and ____________ health.
a. community
b. elderly
*c. mental
d. youth

31. Collins argues that while the family seems to be a social organization that promotes equality, in reality, it actually replicates and maintains other power hierarchies found in society.
*a. True
b. False

32. Mezey investigates how social class and race affect the coming out process for childfree lesbians and lesbian mothers.
*a. True
b. False

33. Moll and Ruiz argue that education must be understood in relation to gender.
a. True
*b. False

34. Acker provides an examination of how social organizations create and maintain hierarchies of power.
*a. True
b. False

35. Bertrand and Mullainathan conduct an experiment to test whether or not potential employers discriminate based on the perceived ethnicity of names on fictitious job applications.
*a. True
b. False

36. Grochowski illustrates four cases of how social determinants, such as race-ethnicity, gender, income, occupation, etc. can affect social class.
a. True
*b. False

37. Blitstein looks specifically at how Geronimus research challenged the 1970s assumption that teen pregnancy only had negative health outcomes, while in fact, teen pregnancy had different outcomes for girls based on their race and socioeconomic status.
*a. True
b. False

38. Wailoo argues pervasively that the health crisis after Hurricane Katrina did not begin with the hurricane, but has deeper social roots in the high rates of kidney failure and other health problems among New Orleans poor and minority populations.
*a. True
b. False

39. Diana Kendall, professor of sociology at Baylor University, examines how the media frames stories about race.
a. True
*b. False

40. Nacos and Torres-Reyna describe the changes in the news reporting of Muslim and Arab Americans, and not-surprisingly, all of their findings are negative.
a. True
*b. False

41. Hess argues that we should recognize the negative impacts of cyberstalking and sexual harassment to women on the Internet..
*a. True
b. False

42. According to Hess, perpetrators of the Internet harassment are routinely dismissed as sensitive pranksters
a. True
*b. False

43. Rubin argues that our government has failed to create effective social policies to help disadvantaged populations, such as the mentally ill and the homeless.
*a. True
b. False

44. According to Rubin, the large structural forces that have changed the face of homelessness are no mystery: an increasingly stratified society with little opportunity for the unschooled and unskilled, a minimum wage that doesnt approach a living wage, unemployment and underemployment, cuts in public assistance, and urban rents that continue to rise well beyond what an unskilled worker can afford.
*a. True
b. False

45. Alexander argues that mass incarceration is a type of a racial caste system.
*a. True
b. False

46. According to Alexander, the US legal system is not a system of racialized social control.
a. True
*b. False

47. Lachmann argues that the source of American decline is the less control by elites over fiscal and civilian policies.
a. True
*b. False

48. According to Lachmann, corporate, inheritance, and gift taxes have declined as a share of revenue from 25% in 1967 to 13% in 2008.
*a. True
b. False

Type: E
49. Based on Collins essay, explain how the family replicates and maintains other power hierarchies found in society.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
50. In the essay by Mezey, describe how both race and social class privilege some women to come out (to tell others about being homosexual) more readily than other women.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
51. According to Moll and Ruiz, explain how education must be understood in relation to social class for Latino students.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
52. Using Ackers concept inequality regimes, explain how social structures and organizations create and maintain social inequality. Give examples.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
53. Explain how, according to Hondagneu-Sotelo, the need to hire Latina women to perform the reproductive labor in homes has enabled many white, middle and upper class women to complete their educations and pursue careers.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
54. Explain how Grochowski argues that social determinants, such as race-ethnicity, gender, income, occupation, etc. can affect health. Give examples.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
55. Describe how U.S. government and medical officials responded to the critical needs of dialysis patients before, during, and after the massive storm and power outage caused by Hurricane Katrina, according to Wailoo.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
56. Explain how the news reporting of Muslim and Arab Americans changed after 9/11, according to Nacos and Torres-Reyna. Give examples.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
57. According to Hess, discuss the sources of digital inequality. Explain the negative impacts of cyberstalking and sexual harassment to women on the Internet.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
58. According to Rubin, how our government has failed to create effective social policies to help disadvantaged populations, such as the mentally ill and the homeless. Give examples.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
59. According to Alexander, how mass incarceration has led to continuous forms of discrimination and signified a failure of the US legal and political system.
*a. Answers Vary

Type: E
60. Explain how the elites have gained greater control over fiscal and civilian policies, according to Lachmann. Describe how the increased elites control becomes the roots of American decline.
*a. Answers Vary

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