Gender Inequality & Society – Social Problems – Sociology

Gender Inequality & Society Social Problems – A Sociology Study – Exam

This is a sociology study on gender role & social problems in our society – The final exam is based on this study


What does the term “gender” refer to?
a. fixed physiological characteristics
b. learned social and cultural characteristics – correct
c. an act
d. a psychological characteristic


Which of these is known as the physiological difference between male and female?
a. sex – correct
b. gender
c. cisgender
d. transgender


In 2017, there were ______ women serving as U.S. Senators.
a. 2
b. 12
c. 21 – correct
d. 30


John believes that Abigail is less capable of leading a group because she is a woman. What term describes John’s belief about Abigail?
a. gender phobia
b. homophobia
c. sexism – correct
d. cisgenderism


U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi was the ______ woman elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007.
a. first – correct
b. fifth
c. tenth
d. twentieth


Which of these is NOT a factor that social scientists attribute to gender differences?
a. socialization
b. prejudice
c. discrimination
d. biological differences – correct


Most individuals identify with the sex they were assigned as birth. What term describes this phenomenon?
a. cisgender – correct
b. gender binary
c. transgender
d. heterogender


What is the term for people whose gender identity does not match the sex they were assigned as birth?
a. cisgender
b. gender binary
c. transgender – correct
d. heterogender


Contemporary feminists see gender as which of these?
a. an individual attribute
b. a role that people are socialized into
c. a system of social practices – correct
d. a biological condition


Which theoretical perspective would make the claim that true gender equality is possible only if women are able to assume positions of power in the economic and political system?
a. interactionist
b. feminist – correct
c. human capital
d. functionalist


Which theoretical perspective argues that gender inequality is reflected in language?
a. interactionist
b. feminist
c. conflict
d. functionalist


The functionalist perspective defines gender inequality as which of these?
a. a consequence of patriarchy
b. a functional necessity – correct
c. a dysfunction of society
d. a product of social interaction


According to both Conflict and Feminist perspectives, women’s subordinate position in society is linked to which of these?
a. their relationship to the means of production – correct
b. their desire to be men
c. their socialization
d. their genetic makeup


According to both Conflict and Feminist perspectives, gender inequality exists because of which of these?
a. It is natural.
b. It is functional.
c. It benefits the group in power. – correct
d. It is defined as unequal and, thus, becomes unequal.


Women continue to be the majority of workers in which of these occupational sectors?
a. construction
b. service work – correct
c. carpentry
d. truck driving


What is the term for the separation of women into non-manual labor sectors and men into manual labor sectors?
a. horizontal segregation – correct
b. vertical segregation
c. sex typing
d. human capital


What is the term for the separation of women into lower ranking positions and men into higher-ranking positions in the workplace?
a. horizontal segregation
b. vertical segregation – correct
c. sex typing
d. human capital


Which state has the smallest wage gap?
a. New York – correct
b. Wyoming
c. Louisiana
d. West Virginia


The knowledge and skills that workers acquire through education, training, and work experience are known as which of these?
a. human capital – correct
b. cultural capital
c. social capital
d. economic capital


Which theory is associated with the notion that childbirth and child rearing interrupt women’s work experience?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory – correct
c. devaluation of women’s work
d. institutional theory


Which is an occupation disproportionately held by men?
a. elementary and middle school teacher
b. registered nurse
c. construction worker – correct
d. customer service representative


The fact that women are concentrated in lower paying service work occupations is known broadly as which of these?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory
c. devaluation of women’s work
d. occupational sex segregation – correct


Jane and John are both employed in the same industry, but John and his male friends have all been promoted to management positions, while Jane and her female friends have not been promoted. What term applies to this phenomenon?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory
c. vertical segregation – correct
d. occupational sex segregation


Which type of segregation is based on deeply rooted and widely shared cultural beliefs that men are more competent than women and are better suited than women for positions of power?
a. vertical segregation – correct
b. matriarchal segregation
c. horizontal segregation
d. patriarchal segregation


In 2016 working women earned an average of ______ for every dollar working men earned.
a. 50 cents
b. 60 cents
c. 70 cents
d. 80 cents – correct


According to your text, in 2016 the state where women received the least pay on the male dollar was which of these?
a. Missouri
b. Louisiana – correct
c. New Mexico
d. term-26California


Which of these is TRUE of gender nonconformity discrimination in the workplace according to data from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey?
a. Trans women report fewer events of workplace discrimination than trans men.
b. Multi-racial trans people face increased transphobic discrimination and are more likely to engage in health-harming behaviors. – correct
c. Trans people who are viewed as gender nonconforming faced less day-to-day discrimination than trans people who are viewed as gender conforming.
d. Trans people who are viewed as gender conforming face are more likely to engage in health harming behaviors compared to more gender nonconforming trans people.


Research indicates that the most common form of female abuse involves physical violence perpetrated by which of these?
a. a stranger
b. an intimate partner – correct
c. a co-worker
d. a sex trafficker


It is estimated that ______ of women worldwide suffer physical or sexual violence.
a. 15 percent
b. 35 percent – correct
c. 55 percent
d. 75 percent


Which of the following is TRUE of femicide?
a. It often involves sexual violence. – correct
b. It is comparable to the murder of men.
c. It involves the murder of a child by the child’s mother.
d. It is rapidly increasing in the United States.


How is intimate partner violence related to women’s health?
a. Intimate partner violence primarily occurs in low-income neighborhoods where women’s health care is lacking.
b. Most women who experience intimate partner violence eventually acquire HIV.
c. Intimate partner violence typically results in psychological disorders for children who witness it.
d. Women who experience partner violence are more than twice as likely to experience depression as women who do not suffer partner violence. – correct


When did the U.S. feminist movement begin?
a. 1631
b. 1798
c. 1848 – correct
d. 1902


Which wave of feminism is associated with trying to address multiple sources of oppression?
a. first
b. second
c. third – correct
d. fourth


Title IX was passed during which wave of feminism?
a. first
b. second – correct
c. third
d. fourth


Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has yet to be passed?
a. the Equal Rights Amendment – correct
b. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
c. the Nineteenth Amendment
d. Title IX


What is the term for the integration of a gender perspective into every step of a country’s policy process?
a. gender equity inclusion
b. Title IX
c. the Lily Ledbetter Act
d. gender mainstreaming – correct


Which of these has adopted the process of gender mainstreaming as its main strategy to address inequalities between men and women?
a. the European Union – correct
b. Russia
c. the United States
d. Singapore


Which component of Title IX requires that schools demonstrate that the percentage of men and women athletes is about the same as the percentage of men and women students?
a. the Brawner test
b. the feminist requirement
c. the wage gap
d. the proportionality rule – correct


All but which of these are ways schools are allowed to offer women and men equal opportunities to participate in athletics?
a. Schools must demonstrate that the percentage of male and female athletes is about the same as the percent of male and female students enrolled in the school.
b. The school has a history and a continuing practice of expanding opportunities for female students.
c. By getting at least fifty percent of the female students enrolled in the school to sign petitions requesting certain types of sport activities. – correct
d. The school is fully and effectively meeting its female students’ interest and abilities to participate in sports.


Gender differences are fundamental differences between males and females based on biology.

False


Gender inequality is a persistent feature of ALL modern societies.

True


Most sociologists believe gender differences are due to biological differences.

False


The United States is behind other countries in female representation in a national parliament or congress.

True


Functionalists argue that gender inequality is inevitable because of the gendered division of labor in the household.

True


From a feminist perspective, a change in gender roles undermines the stability of the family.

False


Men typically place a greater emphasis on the physician-patient relationship than women, choosing primary care over surgical specialties.

False


Horizontal segregation refers to the separation of women into non-manual labor and men into manual labor sectors.

True


Occupational sex segregation is a worldwide phenomenon.

True


The systematic killing of women is known as femicide.

True


The United Nations has identified violence against women as one of the key means through which men maintain control over women’s agency and sexuality.

True


Trans people experience worse health outcomes than their cisgender peers.

True


Fourth-wave feminism is often described as the most cohesive and progressive wave of feminism.

False


Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed during the second wave of feminism.

True


Colleges and universities receiving federal funding are required under Title IX to respond promptly and effectively to sexual violence against students.

True


Which group is expected to become a statistical minority by the year 2043?
a. Hispanic Americans
b. Asian Americans
c. non-Hispanic white Americans – correct
d. Black Americans


Social scientists reject the biological notions of race, instead favoring an approach that treats race as a(n) ______.
a. need
b. imperative
c. construct – correct
d. drive


As of 2002, ______ were the nation’s largest minority group.
a. white Americans
b. Hispanic Americans – correct
c. African Americans
d. Asian Americans


Which continent receives the largest number of international immigrants?
a. North America
b. Asia
c. Africa
d. Europe – correct


The federal definition of ethnicity is based on guidelines of the ______.
a. U.S. Congress
b. President’s National Security Council
c. U.S. Supreme Court
d. Office of Management and Budget – correct


The belief that one’s own group values and behaviors are not only right, but also superior to others is called ______.
a. narcissism
b. prejudice
c. discrimination
d. ethnocentrism – correct


Laws that required segregation of Blacks and whites in public facilities, schools, and transportation were known as ______.
a. the Johnson-Reed Act
b. the Brown v Board of Education ruling
c. the Civil Rights Act
d. Jim Crow laws – correct


The practice of prohibiting or restricting the entry or participation of groups into society is known as ______.
a. segregation
b. colonialism
c. exclusion – correct
d. expulsion


The Trail of Tears is an example of ______.
a. emigration
b. immigration
c. exclusion
d. expulsion – correct


Which of the following groups in America have not experienced expulsion or exclusion?
a. black people
b. white people – correct
c. Chinese people
d. Native American peoples


The United States today can be said to ______ along color lines.
a. be completely integrated
b. be intensely segregated – correct
c. compete
d. build


From the late 19th century through the mid-1940s the United States regarded immigration ______.
a. negatively – correct
b. positively
c. neutrally
d. as an important way to increase pluralism


Which sociological perspective views assimilation as the solution to the differences between racial and ethnic groups?
a. functionalist – correct
b. feminist
c. interactionist
d. conflict


Which sociological perspective is most likely to point to how ethnocentrism and racism maintain social inequality?
a. multiculturalist
b. interactionist
c. functionalist
d. conflict – correct


Which sociological perspective focuses on how the dynamics of racial and ethnic relations divides groups while maintaining a dominant group?
a. feminist
b. interactionist
c. functionalist
d. conflict – correct


The belief in the inferiority of certain racial groups, which is often accompanied by discrimination, is called ______.
a. ethnocentrism
b. individual discrimination
c. institutional discrimination
d. racism – correct


. ______ is prevalent in Switzerland.
a. Pluralism – correct
b. Assimilation
c. Ethnocentrism
d. Segregation


. Feminist theory intersects with ______ through its analysis of multiple systems of oppression, such as race, class, sexual orientation, nation of origin, language, culture, and ethnicity.
a. racialization
b. multiculturalism – correct
c. pluralism
d. ethnic attrition


. ______ is a new racial category.
a. Racialization
b. Multiracial – correct
c. Pluralistic
d. Ethnic attrition


. Amitra is an immigrant who has entered the U.S. without documentation. The U.N. would consider her to be which of these types of immigrants?
a. front door
b. side door
c. back door
d. window


According to a national survey of racial disparities in health, most Americans attribute racial differences in poor health outcomes to which of these factors?
a. race
b. poor choices – correct
c. social conditions
d. biology


Which of the following is an example of de facto segregation?
a. the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education
b. the economic segregation of schools – correct
c. the illegalization of interracial marriage
d. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


Which individual is considered a 1.5 generation immigrant?
a. Li Mei, a 25-year-old engineer whose mother immigrated to the United States before Li Mei was born
b. Sujata, a 46-year-old physician’s assistant who immigrated to the United States with her husband ten years ago
c. Zahra, a 15-year-old girl who identifies as a multiracial U.S. citizen
d. Sofia, a 9-year-old student at Pinewood Elementary whose parents immigrated to the United States last year to find work – correct


Which racial/ethnic group experienced the greatest loss in wealth between 2007-2016 in the United States?
a. Hispanics
b. Native Americans
c. non-Hispanic whites – correct
d. African Americans


. One of the primary means to accumulate wealth, ______, is also a primary mechanism of inequality between blacks and whites in the United States.
a. education
b. home ownership – correct
c. access to health insurance
d. access to health services


. Which statement is NOT true of affirmative action?
a. Affirmative action has attempted to improve minority access to educational opportunities.
b. Affirmative action policies are controversial.
c. Affirmative action applies primarily to African Americans. – correct
d. Affirmative action has attempted to improve minority access to occupational


Schools with high enrollments are associated with which of these factors?
a. bigger budgets
b. higher dropout rates – correct
c. higher teacher-to-student ratios
d. all of these


Based on Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights act, affirmative action programs in colleges and universities have been applied to which of these?
a. student curriculum
b. student fraternities and sororities
c. student room assignments
d. student financial aid – correct


. As of 2014, ______ states have outlawed the use of affirmative action in public schools.
a. 0
b. 10 – correct
c. 25
d. 50


Compared to 35 years ago, black and Hispanic students are today ______ at the nation’s top colleges and universities.
a. significantly more overrepresented
b. more overrepresented
c. more underrepresented
d. significantly more underrepresented – correct


Emigration from Mexico to the United States has ______ since 2007.
a. increased dramatically
b. increased by a small percentage
c. stayed constant
d. decreased – correct


In 2016, ______ unauthorized immigrants were in the United States.
a. 5.5 million
b. 11.3 million – correct
c. 25 million
d. 100 million


All of the following are components of effective workplace diversity training programs EXCEPT ______.
a. familiarizing employees with antidiscrimination laws
b. increasing cultural awareness among employees
c. calling out past poor behaviour of managers and staff – correct
d. making managers aware of how their biases affect their actions


Which of the following is/are effective way(s) to reduce discrimination and bias in schools?
a. increase cultural competency of staff and faculty – correct
b. house minority students and white students separately
c. mentor white students about race
d. discontinue affirmative action programs


The Association of American Colleges and Universities reported a ______ in the number of college classes requiring diversity classes between 1990 and 2000.
a. dramatic decrease
b. small decrease
c. dramatic increase – correct
d. small increase


What does the term “gender” refer to?
a. fixed physiological characteristics
b. learned social and cultural characteristics – correct
c. an act
d. a psychological characteristic


Which of these is known as the physiological difference between male and female?
a. sex – correct
b. gender
c. cisgender
d. transgender


In 2017, there were ______ women serving as U.S. Senators.
a. 2
b. 12
c. 21 – correct
d. 30


John believes that Abigail is less capable of leading a group because she is a woman. What term describes John’s belief about Abigail?
a. gender phobia
b. homophobia
c. sexism – correct
d. cisgenderism


U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi was the ______ woman elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007.
a. first – correct
b. fifth
c. tenth
d. twentieth


Which of these is NOT a factor that social scientists attribute to gender differences?
a. socialization
b. prejudice
c. discrimination
d. biological differences – correct


Most individuals identify with the sex they were assigned as birth. What term describes this phenomenon?
a. cisgender – correct
b. gender binary
c. transgender
d. heterogender


What is the term for people whose gender identity does not match the sex they were assigned as birth?
a. cisgender
b. gender binary
c. transgender – correct
d. heterogender


Contemporary feminists see gender as which of these?
a. an individual attribute
b. a role that people are socialized into
c. a system of social practices – correct
d. a biological condition


Which theoretical perspective would make the claim that true gender equality is possible only if women are able to assume positions of power in the economic and political system?
a. interactionist
b. feminist – correct
c. human capital
d. functionalist


Which theoretical perspective argues that gender inequality is reflected in language?
a. interactionist – correct
b. feminist
c. conflict
d. functionalist


The functionalist perspective defines gender inequality as which of these?
a. a consequence of patriarchy
b. a functional necessity – correct
c. a dysfunction of society
d. a product of social interaction


According to both Conflict and Feminist perspectives, women’s subordinate position in society is linked to which of these?
a. their relationship to the means of production – correct
b. their desire to be men
c. their socialization
d. their genetic makeup


According to both Conflict and Feminist perspectives, gender inequality exists because of which of these?
a. It is natural.
b. It is functional.
c. It benefits the group in power. – correct
d. It is defined as unequal and, thus, becomes unequal.


Women continue to be the majority of workers in which of these occupational sectors?
a. construction
b. service work – correct
c. carpentry
d. truck driving


What is the term for the separation of women into non-manual labor sectors and men into manual labor sectors?
a. horizontal segregation – correct
b. vertical segregation
c. sex typing
d. human capital


What is the term for the separation of women into lower ranking positions and men into higher-ranking positions in the workplace?
a. horizontal segregation
b. vertical segregation – correct
c. sex typing
d. human capital


Which state has the smallest wage gap?
a. New York – correct
b. Wyoming
c. Louisiana
d. West Virginia


The knowledge and skills that workers acquire through education, training, and work experience are known as which of these?
a. human capital – correct
b. cultural capital
c. social capital
d. economic capital


Which theory is associated with the notion that childbirth and child rearing interrupt women’s work experience?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory – correct
c. devaluation of women’s work
d. institutional theory


Which is an occupation disproportionately held by men?
a. elementary and middle school teacher
b. registered nurse
c. construction worker – correct
d. customer service representative


The fact that women are concentrated in lower paying service work occupations is known broadly as which of these?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory
c. devaluation of women’s work
d. occupational sex segregation – correct


Jane and John are both employed in the same industry, but John and his male friends have all been promoted to management positions, while Jane and her female friends have not been promoted. What term applies to this phenomenon?
a. horizontal segregation
b. human capital theory
c. vertical segregation – correct
d. occupational sex segregation


Which type of segregation is based on deeply rooted and widely shared cultural beliefs that men are more competent than women and are better suited than women for positions of power?
a. vertical segregation – correct
b. matriarchal segregation
c. horizontal segregation
d. patriarchal segregation


In 2016 working women earned an average of ______ for every dollar working men earned.
a. 50 cents
b. 60 cents
c. 70 cents
d. 80 cents – correct


According to your text, in 2016 the state where women received the least pay on the male dollar was which of these?
a. Missouri
b. Louisiana – correct
c. New Mexico
d. term-26California


Which of these is TRUE of gender nonconformity discrimination in the workplace according to data from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey?
a. Trans women report fewer events of workplace discrimination than trans men.
b. Multi-racial trans people face increased transphobic discrimination and are more likely to engage in health-harming behaviors. – correct
c. Trans people who are viewed as gender nonconforming faced less day-to-day discrimination than trans people who are viewed as gender conforming.
d. Trans people who are viewed as gender conforming face are more likely to engage in health harming behaviors compared to more gender nonconforming trans people.


Research indicates that the most common form of female abuse involves physical violence perpetrated by which of these?
a. a stranger
b. an intimate partner – correct
c. a co-worker
d. a sex trafficker


It is estimated that ______ of women worldwide suffer physical or sexual violence.
a. 15 percent
b. 35 percent – correct
c. 55 percent
d. 75 percent


Which of the following is TRUE of femicide?
a. It often involves sexual violence. – correct
b. It is comparable to the murder of men.
c. It involves the murder of a child by the child’s mother.
d. It is rapidly increasing in the United States.


How is intimate partner violence related to women’s health?
a. Intimate partner violence primarily occurs in low-income neighborhoods where women’s health care is lacking.
b. Most women who experience intimate partner violence eventually acquire HIV.
c. Intimate partner violence typically results in psychological disorders for children who witness it.
d. Women who experience partner violence are more than twice as likely to experience depression as women who do not suffer partner violence. – correct


When did the U.S. feminist movement begin?
a. 1631
b. 1798
c. 1848 – correct
d. 1902


Which wave of feminism is associated with trying to address multiple sources of oppression?
a. first
b. second
c. third – correct
d. fourth


Title IX was passed during which wave of feminism?
a. first
b. second – correct
c. third
d. fourth


Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has yet to be passed?
a. the Equal Rights Amendment – correct
b. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
c. the Nineteenth Amendment
d. Title IX


What is the term for the integration of a gender perspective into every step of a country’s policy process?
a. gender equity inclusion
b. Title IX
c. the Lily Ledbetter Act
d. gender mainstreaming – correct


Which of these has adopted the process of gender mainstreaming as its main strategy to address inequalities between men and women?
a. the European Union – correct
b. Russia
c. the United States
d. Singapore


Which component of Title IX requires that schools demonstrate that the percentage of men and women athletes is about the same as the percentage of men and women students?
a. the Brawner test
b. the feminist requirement
c. the wage gap
d. the proportionality rule – correct


All but which of these are ways schools are allowed to offer women and men equal opportunities to participate in athletics?
a. Schools must demonstrate that the percentage of male and female athletes is about the same as the percent of male and female students enrolled in the school.
b. The school has a history and a continuing practice of expanding opportunities for female students.
c. By getting at least fifty percent of the female students enrolled in the school to sign petitions requesting certain types of sport activities.– Correct
d. The school is fully and effectively meeting its female students’ interest and abilities to participate in sports.


Gender differences are fundamental differences between males and females based on biology.

False


Gender inequality is a persistent feature of ALL modern societies.

True


Most sociologists believe gender differences are due to biological differences.

False


The United States is behind other countries in female representation in a national parliament or congress.

True


Functionalists argue that gender inequality is inevitable because of the gendered division of labor in the household.

True


From a feminist perspective, a change in gender roles undermines the stability of the family.

False


Men typically place a greater emphasis on the physician-patient relationship than women, choosing primary care over surgical specialties.

False


Horizontal segregation refers to the separation of women into non-manual labor and men into manual labor sectors.

True


Occupational sex segregation is a worldwide phenomenon.

True


The systematic killing of women is known as femicide.

True


The United Nations has identified violence against women as one of the key means through which men maintain control over women’s agency and sexuality.

True


Trans people experience worse health outcomes than their cisgender peers.

True


Fourth-wave feminism is often described as the most cohesive and progressive wave of feminism.

False


Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed during the second wave of feminism.

True


Colleges and universities receiving federal funding are required under Title IX to respond promptly and effectively to sexual violence against students.

True


A. data collection.
B. life experiences.– Correct
C. literature review.
D. empirical research.


Which Stage 2 action could Ronald Reagan have taken to inhibit the spread of AIDS in the mid 1980s?

A. He could have reduced funding for drug treatment programs.
B. He could have resisted labelling AIDS the “gay plague.”
C. He could have publicly legitimized the disease when it was first identified.– Correct
D. He could have allowed children with AIDS to attend public schools by supporting the Ryan White CARE Act.


The feminist perspective is to __________ as the interactionist perspective is to __________.

A. dysfunction; anomie
B. patriarchy; symbols– Correct
C. macro; class consciousness
D. human agency; Proletariat


All of the following are social actions except

A. innovation.
B. analysis.– Correct
C. social policy.
D. advocacy.


Carla is conducting a study examining the effect of income on available housing. Available housing is the

A. null hypothesis.
B. dependent variable– Correct
C. research question.
D. independent variable.


Conflict theorists argue that most social problems can be traced to the family.

A.True
B.False- Correct


In order for a social condition to be considered a social problem, it must be personally experienced by every individual in a particular society.

A.True
B.False- Correct


A theory is defined as a set of assumptions and propositions used for explanation, prediction, and understanding.

A.True– Correct
B.False


Sociology is essentially commonsense guessing about how the world works.

A.True
B.False- Correct


The feminist perspective examines social problems at the micro level of analysis.

A.True
B.False- Correct


Modern history reveals that Americans tend to stand by and do nothing about social problems.

A.True
B.False- Correct


No U.S. president or Congress has ever promised to eliminate poverty.

A.True– Correct
B.False


The defining of HIV/AIDS as a sexual epidemic rather than a public health threat occurred during the Stage 2 legitimization process.

A.True
B.False- Correct


Africa is the epicenter of the AIDS pandemic.

A.True – Correct
B.False


In order for a social condition to be considered a social problem, it must be personally experienced by every individual in a particular society.

True

False – Correct


Conflict theorists argue that most social problems can be traced to the family.

True

False – Correct


Melissa, a sociologist conducting research on drug use, recently interviewed three drug-addicted individuals living in downtown Trenton, New Jersey. She plANS on writing her findings on the drug use based on these three interviews. Melissa is approaching her research from a macro perspective.

True

False – Correct


Social action to address social problems is only effective in the form of laws.

True

False – Correct


Anomie can be explained by periods of rapid social change, such as political upheaval.

True – Correct

False


Food stamps cannot be used to buy hygiene products, alcoholic beverages, and vitamins and medicines.

True – Correct

False


Most families who leave welfare for work do not earn enough money to afford decent quality housing.

True – Correct

False


Black and Hispanic workers are more than twice as likely as white and Asian workers to be working poor.

True – Correct

False


People who receive the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act are only able to receive it for 36 months.

True – Correct

False


Feminist scholars have criticized the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act requirements for making women choose to be stay-at-home mothers.

True

False – Correct


According to the interactionist perspective, we learn about racial and ethnic categories through our social interactions.

True – Correct

False


Black feminists focus primarily on how gender and racial oppression combine to create inequality.

True – Correct

False


According to functionalists, assimilation can never lead to social equilibrium.

True

False – Correct


Conflict theorists believe that assimilation is the best way to end racism.

True

False – Correct


Because of affirmative action and other social programs, most African AmericANS now earn the same as white AmericANS.

True

False – Correct


Colleges and universities receiving federal funding are required under Title IX to respond promptly and effectively to sexual violence against students.

True – Correct

False


From a feminist perspective, a change in gender roles undermines the stability of the family.

True

False – Correct


Gender inequality is a persistent feature of ALL modern societies.

True – Correct

False


Men typically place a greater emphasis on the physician–patient relationship than women, choosing primary care over surgical specialties.

True

False – Correct


Gender differences are fundamental differences between males and females based on biology.

True

False – Correct


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