- In the U.S., the vast majority of people become richer and move up to a higher social class in their lifetimes.
- Sociologists determine occupational status by ranking jobs according to how much average people respect the job.
- Researchers have found that a person’s personal characteristics (such as being a hard worker) don’t matter much in predicting whether you will be upwardly mobile.
- Which perspective on race claims that behaviors are a product of beliefs, values, and norms?
- FUNCTIONALIST / CULTURAL
- What intersex condition does a person have if they have XY chromosomes, but female-looking bodies because their bodies can’t “”read”” testosterone?
- ANDROGEN INSENSITIVITY SYNDROME
- Which of these terms refers to a job’s power, prestige, and privilege?
- SOCIOECOMIC STATUS
- About what percentage of people are intersex? (As of 10/09/2020)
- Society decides on the dividing lines between races.
- There is no evidence to support the idea that mothers willingly take jobs with lower salaries because those jobs are more flexible.
- Which perspective on race claims that many poor people view crime as a legitimate way to make money?
- FUNCTIONALIST / CULTURAL
- Which of these factors has been shown to increase upward mobility?
- DECREASING RACISM
- Which of these terms means a person who doesn’t have any internal sense of their own gender?
- The pink and blue gender associations in the U.S. were flipped a few centuries ago.
- The earliest U.S. colonies divided people based on:
- COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AND RELIGION
- Which type of social mobility asks if you are a different social class than your parents?
- The (fictional) country of Praostan welcomes immigrants from many other nations. However, the government and citizens of Praostan expect immigrants to learn their language, eat their foods, celebrate their holidays, and generally become like the dominant group. Which intergroup relationship is this?
- A researcher believes that race relations in the United States center on different groups fighting for resources, power, and respect. Which theoretical perspective is this researcher most likely using?
- The (fictional) country of Artresh has two big racial groups. The dominant group is trying to kill everyone in the subordinate group. Which type of intergroup relationship is this?
- Ing-Wen was born into a society where she started with high social standing because her parents are rich and well-educated. However, she may move up or down in status based on her own hard work and talent. Which kind of social stratification system is Ing-Wen most likely living in?
- CLASS SYSTEM (other might be meritocracy)
- The (fictional) country of Gluar Gros has four major racial groups. The government of Gluar Gros tries to force each of the races to live in their own areas, work in their own businesses, and attend their own entertainment venues. Which type of intergoup relationship is this?
- Pamela started her career making a lot of money as a corporate attorney. However, she switched to civil rights law and now makes barely over minimum wage. Which type of mobility does Pamela have?
- downward INTRAgenerational
- Ruth started as a delivery person for Amazon making minimum wage. However, she soon became a manager, and then a regional director making enough money to be upper class. What kind of mobility does Ruth have?
- upward INTRAgenerational
- Elmira believes that people who belong to a particular race are lazy, so when she goes to a restaurant, if her waiter is of that race, she doesn’t tip them. Which of these racial attitudes is Elmira illustrating?
- PREJUDICE AND DISCRIMINATION
- Kristofer believes that people who belong to a particular race are stupid and lazy. Although his beliefs are terrible, he keeps them to himself and never acts on them. Which of these racial attitudes is Kristofer illustrating?
- Gainde and Kave are married. Gainde is from a poor family and Kave is from a rich family. Which type of marriage is this?
- EXOGAMOUS MARRIAGE
Introduction to Sociology SOCI-1301-31202 Exam #2
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