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5 Matching questions

  1. Feminization of poverty
  2. Social class
  3. Status attainment
  4. Social stratification
  5. Institutional racism
  1. a social structural position groups hold relative to the economic, social, political and cultural resources of society
  2. b Groups have different accesst o resources, power and perceived social worth; a system of structured social inequality
  3. c increasing proportion of the poor who are women and children; 1/3 of families headed by women are poor
  4. d negative tx and oppression of one group by society's existing institutions bsed on teh presumed inferiority fo the oppressed group
  5. e process by which people end up in a given position in the stratification system

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. displaced and poor; little formal education; often unemployed or working in minimum wage jobs
  2. occurring between generations
  3. one's definition of oneself as a woman or man
  4. aka "traffic in women"; the use of women worldwide as sex workers in an institutional context where sex itself is commodity
  5. extreme segregation and exclusion of women from public life

5 True/False questions

  1. Occupational prestigesegregation in the labor market based on factors sucha s race, class, age or any combination thereof


  2. Lower middle classhard to define; very large portion of americans


  3. Heterosexismthe institutionalization of heterosexuality as the only socially legitimate sexual orientation


  4. Gender segregationa pattern in which different groups of workers are separated int o occupational categories based on gender


  5. Queer theoryevolved from recognizing the socially constructed nature of sexual identity; interprets society as forcing sexual boundaries on people; challenges the idea that only one form of sexuality is normal and all other forms are deviant or wrong


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