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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Wealth
  2. Basis for US stratification
  3. Educational attainment
  4. Racism
  5. Contact theory
  1. a Class, age, ethnicity, national origin, gender
  2. b Gordon Allport:: interaction between whites and minorities may reduce prejudice; three conditions: individuals must be of equal status, contact must be long term, and norms favoring equality must be agreed upon by participants:: symbolic interaction theory
  3. c total yrs of formal education
  4. d Perception and tx of a racial group as inferior to one's own group
  5. e net value of what one actually owns; add all financial assets and subtract debt; allows one to accumulate assets over generations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Subtle, covert, nonobvious ex: avoiding interaction
  2. teach us what is appropriate sexual behavior for each gender
  3. segregation in the labor market based on factors sucha s race, class, age or any combination thereof
  4. per Marx, working class would become dissatisfied with profits becoming concentrated in the hands of few capitalists, revolution as an inevitable result
  5. the link between sexuality and power, not just within individual relationships

5 True/False questions

  1. Upper middle classhard to define; very large portion of americans


  2. Pluralismmaintenance and persistance of one's culture


  3. Class consciousnessperception that a class structure exists along with a feeling of shared identification with others in one's class


  4. Cultural pluralismdft groups in society maintaining their distinctive cultures while also coexisting peacefully with the dominant group


  5. Social mobilitya person's movement over time from one class to another