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Sociology
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SOCA01H3
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Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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NameChapter 8Stratification United States and Global PerspectivesDescriptionInstructionsModifyAdd Question HereQuestion 1Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionWhich of the following is NOT one of the three lessons about social stratification that is illustrated in Brym and Lies discussion of the 1975 Italian movie Swept AwayAnswer It is possible to be rich without working hard because one can inherit wealth One can work hard without becoming rich Something about human beings leads them to love the rich and hate the poor Something about the structure of society causes inequality none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 2Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionRobinson Crusoe Swept Away and Titanic all illustrate issues of social inequality because theyAnswer illustrate patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality illustrate how Hollywood dramatizes social inequality criticize inequality in everyday life all of these choices none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 3Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionRobinson Crusoe Swept Away and Titanic all illustrate how social inequality can have powerful consequences for the way we live They do this byAnswer illustrating patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality illustrating how Hollywood minimizes social inequality criticizing inequality in everyday life all of these choices none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 4Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe authors argue that Titanic examinesAnswer the inescapable patterns of social relations that underlie and shape inequality the personal determination of stratification the influence of media on our understanding of the world how love and crisis can overcome social stratification none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 5Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe idea that society is organized in layers or strata is calledAnswer sociology social stratification social organization social interaction social archeologyAdd Question HereQuestion 6Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIf you were to look at American society and see people organized into different layers based on their access to resources such as money or wealth you would be thinking aboutAnswer sociology social stratification social organization social interaction social archeologyAdd Question HereQuestion 7Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe assets you own and control compose yourAnswer money sense of self social organization of everyday life income wealthAdd Question HereQuestion 8Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionA home a car and some appliances are all examples ofAnswer money sense of self social organization of everyday life income wealthAdd Question HereQuestion 9Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionWhat you are able to earn in a given period of time is known as yourAnswer money sense of self social organization of everyday life income wealthAdd Question HereQuestion 10Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionAccording to Brym and Lie there is greater disparity in the distribution ofthan in the distribution of Answer money jobs wealth income inheritance pay income wealth race genderAdd Question HereQuestion 11Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe reason that sociologists know little about the distribution of wealth is becauseAnswer Americans hide their wealth Americans all have such great wealth compared to other countries Americans are not required to report their wealth In America assets are always greater than debt none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 12Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThirtyseven percent of all national wealth is owned byAnswer the government Bill Gates the richest 1 of Americans the richest 10 of Americans foreign governmentsAdd Question HereQuestion 13Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionStudents of social stratification often divide populations into categories of unequal size that differ in their lifestyle These are often calledAnswer income classes income strata wealth strata stratum income and wealth strataAdd Question Here
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