← soc # 2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Culture of poverty:
- structural-functional approach
- intersection theory
- early 20th century
- a understanding "what makes society tick."
- b resignation leads to self perpetuating
cycle of poverty
- c investigates the intersection of race, class and gender which often results in multiple disadvantages
- d social position that a person holds
- e canadian society held rigid attitutes toward sexuality
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- - Television viewing makes children more passive.
-Television viewing makes children less likely to use their imagination.
-Most programs SHOW how men in position of power over women.
-Almost two-thirds of television programs contain violence.
- the experience of isolation and misery resulting from powerlessness
- The purpose of a total institution is:
- deprivation of some ppl in society
- are disproportionately represented in the lower class
5 True/False Questions
symbolic-interaction approach → The framework for building theory that sees society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change is the:
Liberal feminism → is rooted in classic liberal
thinking that individuals should be free to develop
their own talents and pursue their own interests.
Kinsey's published studies of sexuality → set the stage for the sexual revolution
personality → a policy of permitting a convicted offender to remain in the community under conditions imposed by a court
gender stratification → A system by which a society ranks categories of
people in a hierarchy.
The basic principles:
1. A trait of society, not just individual differences
2. Past from generation to generation
3. Throughout the world, only the amount and types
of inequality varies from place to place
4. Involves inequality and beliefs of fairness