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Sociology Exam 4 (Chapters 7-8-9)
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____ is the dividing of large numbers of people into layers according to their property, power, and prestige. It applies to both nations and to people within a nation, society or other group.
The three primary dimensions of social stratification (as defined by Max Weber) are:
-power (the ability to get your way)
-prestige (the regard or respect afforded to someone or something).
The three main systems of social stratification in the world are:
Over the course of history ____ has usually been based on debt, war, and crime.
The ____ is based on (the Hindu) religion.
The ____ (USA) is primarily based on capitalism and material possessions.
Three worlds are ____, ____, and ____.
How did the world's nations become stratified?
-World System Theory
-Culture of Poverty
____ is the biological characteristic that distinguish males and females; whereas, ____ consists of whatever behaviors and attitudes a group considers proper for its males and females.
____ are males' and females' unequal access to property, power, and prestige.
____ are people who are singled out for unequal treatment and who regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination.
The dominant sociological position is that ____, not biology, are the reason people do what they do.
· Two prominent studies that cause sociologist to acknowledge that biological factors are involved in human behavior are the ____ and the ____.
Vietnam Veteran's study and David Reimer medical accident
____ - study of 324 societies - only a few jobs male dominated (universally) and one that is considered "men's work" in all societies (metal working). Whatever the work, however, it is afforded more prestige if it is performed by males.
The ____ of of the women's movement had a radical branch that wanted to reform all the institutions of society and a conservative branch whose goal was to win the vote for women.
The goals of the ____ were broad, ranging from raising women's pay to changing policies on violence against women and legalizing abortion.
The ____ has many divisions, but three main aspects are apparent. The first is a greater focus on the problems of women in the Least Industrialized Nations. The second is a criticism of values that dominate work and society. A third aspect is an emphasis on women's sexual pleasure.
____ is the abuse of one's position of authority to force unwanted sexual demands on someone.
On average, employers start men out at higher salaries than women, and although women advance in salary at roughly the same rate as men, they never catch up from the men's starting ____.
____ the mostly invisible barrier that keeps women from advancing to the top levels at work.
____ is the group with the most power, greatest privileges, and highest social status.
____ is the annihilation or attempted annihilation of a people because of their presumed race or ethnicity.
Two ways a group becomes a minority - ____ and ____.
the expansion of political boundaries and migration
____ are activities designed to discover, enhance, maintain, or transmit an ethnic o racial identity.
____ is an attitude or prejudging, usually in a negative way.
____ is an act of unfair treatment directed against an individual or a group.
____ is the process of being absorbed into the mainstream culture.
____ (or pluralism) is a policy that permits or encourages ethnic differences.
____ is the policy of keeping racial-ethnic groups apart.
____ is an individual or group unfairly blamed for someone else's troubles.
What chromosomes do males have?
What chromosomes do females have?
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