SOCI 111 SOCI111 Quiz 4 Answers (APUS)

SOCI 111 SOCI111 Quiz 4 Answers (APUS)


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SOCI 111 Quiz 4 (APUS)

  1. In every society from the hunting and gathering society to the post industrial society, what has been the most common basis for social stratification?
  2. In which of the following societies would slavery be most likely to exist?
  3. A system of beliefs that justifies a particular social arrangement such as slavery is called
  4. What is the significant difference between the class system and the systems of slavery, caste and estate?
  5. Sally is employed as a computer programmer for the Ellis Corporation. She has a savings account of $15,000 and owns a few shares of Ellis stock. She thinks of herself as an investor rather than as a worker. Marx would maintain that Sally has experienced ________.
  6. Of the following methods, which would be the best way to preserve a stratification system?
  7. In both England and the United States, what percentage of the population is occupied by the elite upper class?
  8. The theory that explains how global stratification developed that includes core nations, periphery nations, semi-periphery nations, and external areas is ________ theory.
  9. The control of the Least Industrialized Nations by the Industrialized Nations through debts owed to them is referred to as ________.
  10. What are the three variables Max Weber identified as defining social class?
  11. When used by sociologists, the term "wealth," refers to ________.
  12. Which of the following statements is most accurate in respect to determining social prestige in modern society?
  13. Phil, a janitor for an expensive apartment-house complex in Chicago, is a union janitor who makes quite a bit more money than many of the tenants in the building he maintains. Lenski would note that Phil's high income but low occupational prestige demonstrates a condition of ________.
  14. Eric Wright revised Marx's concept of social classes by regarding some people as simultaneously occupying more than one class. He termed their positions in the class structure ________.
  15. What is Durkheim's term for a condition in which people become detached from the norms that guide their behavior
  16. What did the research by Kohn suggest as being an influence upon parents that impacted how they reared their children?
  17. What is the relationship between one's social class and their chances of being a victim of crime?
  18. What is the strongest variable in developing correlations to which social groups are in poverty?
  19. Jeanann and her two children are on welfare. Research indicates that it is likely that Jeanann and her children will be in poverty for ________.
  20. Which statement is least accurate regarding sex and gender?
  21. What is Cynthia Fuchs Epstein's basic argument to explain what determines the type of work performed by men and women in each society?
  22. Why do sociologists classify females as a minority group?
  23. Agatha has worked for ten years in the public relations department of a large firm. She has been promoted to several higher paying managerial positions, but never to an executive position, even though she has directed several successful projects for the firm. Her lack of promotion most likely illustrates ________.
  24. Which of the following statements best describes how feminists view sexual harassment?
  25. Sociologically, why is gender especially significant?

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