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Social Class in the United States
according to your text, on what do mos…
what percent of the nations families o…
according to Paul Samuelson, if an inc…
which of the following statements best…
it is best defined by webers dimensions of social class
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near the bottoms of the pyramid
the percentage of income going to the richest 20 percent of u…
according to your text, on what do mos…
it is best defined by webers dimensions of social class
what percent of the nations families o…
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Chapter 8: Social Class (Quiz Questions)
"..." are the most likely segment of t…
The "..." of poverty refers to a trend…
What political party would members of…
Most of the poor in the United States…
Children
Feminization
Democratic
...white.
"..." are the most likely segment of t…
Children
The "..." of poverty refers to a trend…
Feminization
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Chapter 7 Quiz
Which concept explains the rise of glo…
In colonial America, immigrants were t…
What prediction was made by Karl Marx…
Sally is employed as a computer progra…
world system theory
indentured servants; bonded laborers
"Marx predicted that the workers will revolt. Capitalist ideo…
false class consciousness
Which concept explains the rise of glo…
world system theory
In colonial America, immigrants were t…
indentured servants; bonded laborers
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Poverty in the United States
Poverty
One
Rural Areas
45 Million
What is a state of deprivation, or a lack of the usual or soc…
How many years will most Americans spend below the poverty li…
Where are poverty rates consistently higher?
How many Americans live in poverty?
Poverty
What is a state of deprivation, or a lack of the usual or soc…
One
How many years will most Americans spend below the poverty li…
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Sociology 8
wealth, power, prestige
the property owned and the income acqu…
The top 20 percent of Americans earn n…
One's occupational title is the greate…
What are the three variables Max Weber identified as defining…
When used by sociologists, the term "wealth" refers to _____.
Which statement regarding the nation's income is most accurate?
Which of the following statements is most accurate with respe…
wealth, power, prestige
What are the three variables Max Weber identified as defining…
the property owned and the income acqu…
When used by sociologists, the term "wealth" refers to _____.
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Ch. 8 sociology
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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Sociology Ch.8
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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SOC Test 3 chap. 8
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
The property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
The property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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Ch 8: Social Glass in the U.S.
11) What are the three variables Max W…
12. The top _____________ percent of A…
13.) What is the democratic facade?
14) What does status inconsistency ref…
occupation, wealth and education... 1.Wealth... 2. Power... 3. Prestige
top 20% has 1/2 the income
the concept that it is a fallacy that the common man has any…
individuals ranked high on one leve low on another) than othe…
11) What are the three variables Max W…
occupation, wealth and education... 1.Wealth... 2. Power... 3. Prestige
12. The top _____________ percent of A…
top 20% has 1/2 the income
Religion Poverty Quiz
The number of people living in poverty…
In the United States, more women live…
Since its inception in 1946, the Natio…
According to the U.S. government, a fa…
False
True
True
False
The number of people living in poverty…
False
In the United States, more women live…
True
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The Marriage & Family Experience
Native American family characteristics
Latter part of the 18th Century
Adolescence
In the 19th Century Men..
1. Small... 2. high child mortality rate... 3. Young were rarely ph…
between 30% and 40 % of New England Brides were pregnant by t…
the separate life stage between childhood and adulthood
became identified as the family's sole provider or breadwinne…
Native American family characteristics
1. Small... 2. high child mortality rate... 3. Young were rarely ph…
Latter part of the 18th Century
between 30% and 40 % of New England Brides were pregnant by t…
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Chapter 11 social class in the united states
income
wealth
power
occupational prestige
Earnings from work or investment
The total value of money and other assets, minus outstanding…
Influence over a government's leadership, organization, or po…
refers primarily to the differential social evaluation which…
income
Earnings from work or investment
wealth
The total value of money and other assets, minus outstanding…
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Intro to Social Work
Most media discussion of the problem o…
Those who remain in poverty over an ex…
How much more likely are female-only h…
What do cultural explanations of pover…
the persistently poor, residual poor, "underclass"
residual poor
six times
Individuals are viewed as possessing these characteristics be…
Most media discussion of the problem o…
the persistently poor, residual poor, "underclass"
Those who remain in poverty over an ex…
residual poor
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Socio 1101H Social Class in the United States
Income
Wealth
Wealth equals...
Social prestige
Earnings from work or investments; top 20% hold 48% of all
The total value of money and other assets minus outstanding d…
Power; able to sway agendas of the entire country
Working often creates opportunity for higher regard; highest…
Income
Earnings from work or investments; top 20% hold 48% of all
Wealth
The total value of money and other assets minus outstanding d…
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Chapter 8 Quiz
Jacob is single, 40 years old and livi…
Numerically, what is the race of the m…
John worked at a steel mill for 25 yea…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the characteristics of individuals
white
Changes in the social structure are the most likely cause
physician
Jacob is single, 40 years old and livi…
the characteristics of individuals
Numerically, what is the race of the m…
white
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Chapter 7: The Human Population (AP Environmental Vocabulary)
demography
crude death rate
crude birth rate
age structure diagrams
the study of statistics on people
the number of deaths per 1000 individuals per year
the number of births per 1000 individuals per year
a visual representation of age structure within a country for…
demography
the study of statistics on people
crude death rate
the number of deaths per 1000 individuals per year
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US Poverty
Poverty
wealth gap
living crazily
living simply
the experience of not having the things you need to live a fu…
difference between wealthiest and poorest people
having over being; material goods over who we are
being over having
Poverty
the experience of not having the things you need to live a fu…
wealth gap
difference between wealthiest and poorest people
Intro to Social Work
Most media discussion of the problem o…
Those who remain in poverty over an ex…
How much more likely are female-only h…
What do cultural explanations of pover…
the persistently poor, residual poor, "underclass"
residual poor
six times
Individuals are viewed as possessing these characteristics be…
Most media discussion of the problem o…
the persistently poor, residual poor, "underclass"
Those who remain in poverty over an ex…
residual poor
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Chapter 5: Poverty and Inequality
poverty
absolute poverty
relative poverty
poverty line
context of being without basic needs or resources such as mon…
quantitative measurement that determines who is impoverished…
compares a person's wages with the norms or an average to det…
bases that adjusts to account for inflation - social welfare…
poverty
context of being without basic needs or resources such as mon…
absolute poverty
quantitative measurement that determines who is impoverished…
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Sociology Ch8
Status inconsistency occurs when peopl…
Inter-generational mobility occurs dur…
compare functionalist vs. conflict the…
The working poor have a high probabili…
True
False
...
False
Status inconsistency occurs when peopl…
True
Inter-generational mobility occurs dur…
False
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Lori Cramer SOC 206 Week 2 Thursday
OR Minimum wage
Federal Minimum wage
Defining and measuring Poverty
What is poverty
9.75
7.25
...
the lack of resources necessary for material well-being:food,…
OR Minimum wage
9.75
Federal Minimum wage
7.25
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Chapter 7
absolute poverty
relative poverty
poverty threshold
poverty guidelines
a fixed, predetermined income level that defines people as poor
poverty based on societal standards for assessing the minimum…
the dollar amount set for a federal poverty measure
simplified level of the povety thresholds for administrative…
absolute poverty
a fixed, predetermined income level that defines people as poor
relative poverty
poverty based on societal standards for assessing the minimum…
SOC 203 Ch. 8-10
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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NURS 322 Poverty
Cultural attributes
Poverty
persistent poverty
Neighborhood poverty
perspectives about individual responsbility for health and we…
The federal government defines poverty on the basis of income…
individuals and families who remain poor for long periods and…
geographically defined areas of high poverty characterized by…
Cultural attributes
perspectives about individual responsbility for health and we…
Poverty
The federal government defines poverty on the basis of income…
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Social Class in the United States
t/f... In the last quarter-century, the i…
Members of a social Class usually have…
t/f... Historically, the members of the u…
t/f... In the US, members of the upper cl…
True
true
false
false
t/f... In the last quarter-century, the i…
True
Members of a social Class usually have…
true
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SW Policy Ch 7
General assistance is the only federal…
The Social Security Act includes the M…
Poverty in the United States​
The largest and most well-known public…
False
False
​disproportionately affects women and younger heads of househ…
was legislated in 1996
General assistance is the only federal…
False
The Social Security Act includes the M…
False
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Ch 10 Sociology
Power elite
Anomie
Intergenerational mobility
Structural mobility
C. Wright Mills term for top people in U.S. Corporations, mil…
Durkheim's term: condition of society in which people become…
change that family members make in social class from one gene…
movement up or down the social class ladder that is due more…
Power elite
C. Wright Mills term for top people in U.S. Corporations, mil…
Anomie
Durkheim's term: condition of society in which people become…
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Sociology Exam 3
Phil, a janitor for an expensive apart…
The trend in the United States in whic…
There were much-publicized myths of th…
To determine the poverty line, the US…
Status inconsistency
Feminization of poverty
Horatio Alger
It multiplies the food budget by three
Phil, a janitor for an expensive apart…
Status inconsistency
The trend in the United States in whic…
Feminization of poverty
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Soc Exam 3
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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sociology test 3
the property owned and the income acqu…
One's occupational title is the greate…
power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "wealth" refers to ______…
Which of the following statements is most accurate with respe…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used to refer to those who…
The occupation with the highest prestige in the United States…
the property owned and the income acqu…
When used by sociologists, the term "wealth" refers to ______…
One's occupational title is the greate…
Which of the following statements is most accurate with respe…
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Sociology Chapter 8-10
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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SOC Quizzes 8 and 10
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
Which of the following statements is m…
What was the term C. Wright Mills used…
The occupation with the highest presti…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
the power elite
physician
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
Which of the following statements is m…
One's occupational title is the greatest influence in determi…
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Sociology Test #3 pt 1
The belief by many Americans that they…
What region of the United States has t…
Changes in society that cause large nu…
When used by sociologists, the term "w…
the democratic facade
the South
structural
the property owned and the income acquired minus debts made b…
The belief by many Americans that they…
the democratic facade
What region of the United States has t…
the South
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Community Health, Test 3, Vulnerable Populations
Vulnerability
Vulnerable populations
Idea of Risk
Idea of Resilience
results from the interaction of internal and external factors…
those at greater risk for poor health status and health care…
epidemiologic term that means some people have a higher proba…
The ability to resist the effects of vulnerability. Some peop…
Vulnerability
results from the interaction of internal and external factors…
Vulnerable populations
those at greater risk for poor health status and health care…
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Social Work #2- Ch. 3
What is Poverty?
What is economic justice?
What is the United Nations' Universal…
What ratio of children live in poverty?
Lack of resources to achieve a reasonably comfortable standar…
People's right to an adequate income to secure the basic nece…
An inspirational document comprising 30 articles that outline…
Every 1 in 5 children (over 14 million)
What is Poverty?
Lack of resources to achieve a reasonably comfortable standar…
What is economic justice?
People's right to an adequate income to secure the basic nece…
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ISS 210 EXAM 2
Old Poor
New Poor
Working Poor
Near Poor
poor of past generations w/ availability to mass production j…
much more trapped in poverty; unskilled and uneducated worker…
those 10 million workers in poverty due to dead-end jobs w/ n…
people w/ family incomes at/above poverty threshold but below…
Old Poor
poor of past generations w/ availability to mass production j…
New Poor
much more trapped in poverty; unskilled and uneducated worker…
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chapter 10 ws
While the notion of gender refers to s…
The term for the unequal access to pow…
According to sociologists, why do men…
In what society were women and men oft…
biological
gender stratification
It is a product of socialization and social control
hunting and gathering
While the notion of gender refers to s…
biological
The term for the unequal access to pow…
gender stratification
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chapter 20
how many people experience persistent…
challenges to hunger problem
food security categories
food insecurity categories
1/8... 925 million ... 1 child dies every 5 seconds of hunger
depleted resources, population growth, environmental degredat…
high food security: no indivations of food access problems or…
low food security: reduced quality of life with little or no…
how many people experience persistent…
1/8... 925 million ... 1 child dies every 5 seconds of hunger
challenges to hunger problem
depleted resources, population growth, environmental degredat…
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quiz 7 sociology
In every society, from the hunting and…
The division of large numbers of peopl…
A system of beliefs that justifies a p…
India's caste system is slowly being r…
gender
social stratification
an ideology
social class
In every society, from the hunting and…
gender
The division of large numbers of peopl…
social stratification
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Topic 2: Distribution of poverty and wealth between groups
Aristocracy
Capital gains tax
Children
Consumption property
Highest class in certain societies, typically comprising peop…
A tax that is charged by the government on profits made from…
Vulnerable group at risk of poverty because of lone-parent fa…
Wealth for the use by the owner, such as consumer goods like…
Aristocracy
Highest class in certain societies, typically comprising peop…
Capital gains tax
A tax that is charged by the government on profits made from…
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Population Common Assessment Review
One-Child Policy
main goal of One-Child Policy
positive impact of One-Child Policy
a population pyramid
started in 1979 by China to slow its population growth
zero population growth
with fewer children to support, parents have more $ to spend…
provides population "bands" (age ranges) of both males & fema…
One-Child Policy
started in 1979 by China to slow its population growth
main goal of One-Child Policy
zero population growth
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CHS 470 - Readings Aging in the United States & Meet the Health Care Needs of Aging Societies
in the United States alone, the propor…
Baby Boomers
By 2030 an estimated __% of American w…
successful aging
12.9%
those born from 1946 through 1964
20%
1. Function, maintaining a high level of mental and physical…
in the United States alone, the propor…
12.9%
Baby Boomers
those born from 1946 through 1964
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final exam
to determine the poverty line, the us…
what region of the united states has t…
numerically which of the following rac…
the trend in the us in which most poor…
it multiplies the food budget by three
the south
white
the feminization of poverty
to determine the poverty line, the us…
it multiplies the food budget by three
what region of the united states has t…
the south
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Proctored 2 Exam
1994 Cairo, Egypt
In what year did we hit the 7 billiont…
Which of the following countries has t…
Which of the following factors drives…
Conference organized to urge governments to better address so…
2011
Pakistan
social and economic security
1994 Cairo, Egypt
Conference organized to urge governments to better address so…
In what year did we hit the 7 billiont…
2011
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Ch. 6: Poverty
1965
The Other America
poverty
absolute poverty
It was not until _______, that the public began to identify p…
An influential factor in creating an awareness of the problem…
A state in which income is insufficient to provide the basic…
When poverty is so severe that it is life threatening it is c…
1965
It was not until _______, that the public began to identify p…
The Other America
An influential factor in creating an awareness of the problem…
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Global Inequality
1800's population
2013 population
Infant mortality rate
What does zero population growth do?
1st billion
7.2 billion
number of deaths of infants under one years old
maintains population at a steady state
1800's population
1st billion
2013 population
7.2 billion
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Canada and The United States
Carp and Cat Fish
Lake Trout
2006
lower amounts of the pollutant, PCB's
According to the chart, which fish should you never eat?
According to the chart, which fish can men eat whenever but w…
What year has the highest overall bald eagles nest?
Based on what you have learned about the Great Lakes, what ca…
Carp and Cat Fish
According to the chart, which fish should you never eat?
Lake Trout
According to the chart, which fish can men eat whenever but w…
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Chapter 10 Social Class in the United States
The difference between Lloyd Warner's…
To determine the poverty line, the U.S…
There were much-publicized myths of th…
________ are the most likely segment o…
made up of the upper-upper class (old money) and the lower-up…
It multiplies the food budget by three.
Horatio Alger
Children
The difference between Lloyd Warner's…
made up of the upper-upper class (old money) and the lower-up…
To determine the poverty line, the U.S…
It multiplies the food budget by three.
CSP test 3
in 2013, one in __ people on this plan…
refers to the total assets of an indiv…
the wide gap that divides the rich and…
the richest 1% of adults own nearly __…
5
wealth
economic inequality
half
in 2013, one in __ people on this plan…
5
refers to the total assets of an indiv…
wealth
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Sociology 101 Final Exam
Which region of the United States has…
Numerically, which of the following ra…
The trend in the United States in whic…
.............. are the most likely seg…
the South
White
The feminization of poverty
Children
Which region of the United States has…
the South
Numerically, which of the following ra…
White
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