The term _____________ refers to prejudice, discrimination, and hostility directed against people because of their age.
A discriminatory health care experiment at Tuskegee University
What phrase best describes Miss River's Lodge?
What is a group of people with inherited physical characteristics that distinguish it from another group?
Graying of America
Refers to the growing proportion of older people as a percentage of the U.S. population
Negative treatment of a minority group that is built into the fabric of society...also called systemic discrimination
Fertility, mortality & migration
The three variables a demographer uses to determine a country's growth rate
A society that practices exogamy
A society that permits
interracial marriage and
marriage outside of your social class
The concentric zone model
A model of urban growth that views the city as a series of somewhat circular zones occurring outward
from its center
Which of the following conditions is a declining standard of living most likely to create in a country?
In Pakistan, Jordan, and Kurdistan, a woman who has brought disgrace to her family is killed by a male relative usually by her brother or husband
Nazi Germany and the Gestapo
Which of the following power styles is the best example of totalitarianism?
Can be defined as whatever behaviors and attitudes the group considers profit for its males and females and can vary fro culture to culture
One of the functions performed by schools is to promise a sense of national identity and stabilize the political system. This function is known as
Higher grades given for the same work, or general rise in student grades without a corresponding increase of in learning
When employers use diplomas and degrees to determine who is eligible for jobs, even though the diploma or degree can be irrelevant to the actual work, it becomes a
The Graying of America refers to the growing proportion of older people as a percentage of the U.S. population
People who are prejudice against one racial or ethnic group tend to be prejudice against other groups
Providing childcare and bringing about social integration are examples of the functions of public school systems
Individual discrimination, rather than institutional discrimination, is the reason why minority group members are less likely to be given a mortgage
The testosterone bonus refers to men's ability to think quicker and act more decisively than women
Gender stratification refers to the unequal access to power, property and prestige based on ones sex
Because age is socially constructed there is little unified agreement worldwide on the image and treatment of the elderly
Historically, television advertisements and other forms of media have portrayed elderly people with negative images
Rational legal authority is vested in the elected officials of the government rather than traditional or written rules