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Social Construction & Power Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In a patriarchy, who holds most power?

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Question 2 2. Binary gender systems often discourage what?

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Question 3 3. What do we call the physiological or biological differences in humans that are based on reproductive systems?

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Question 4 4. In what two ways does society govern the actions of people?

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Question 5 5. How would people govern themselves if everyone acted on their own free will all the time?

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Question 6 6. How is agency defined?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following do most contemporary sociologists and anthropologists believe about race?

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Question 8 8. Jake identifies with the religion, dialect, food choices, and shared cultural values of his community, which is known as his _____. Because of his light skin, he is considered white in our country, an identity that has been assigned to him through social construction. This is his _____.

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Question 9 9. Which of the following best explains contemporary sociological arguments about ethnicity?

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Question 10 10. How is resistance defined?

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Question 11 11. How are overwhelming numbers of people used as a form of resistance to gain power?

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Question 12 12. How did Martin Luther resist the power of the pope and the Catholic Church on October 31, 1517.

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Question 13 13. Which of the following best explains the argument in favor of thinking about sexuality as not a choice?

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Question 14 14. Which of the following best explains the argument against essentialism?

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Question 15 15. Katy believes in the idea that some things are innate or a biological given in our society and cannot really be changed or influenced. This is known as _____.

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Question 16 16. A country that blends its political ideology with its religious ideology is known as which of the following?

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Question 17 17. The theory of dominant ideologies was established by which of the following philosophers in the 19th century?

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Question 18 18. Which of the following best describes a dominant ideology?

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Question 19 19. How has force been used to gain power historically?

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Question 20 20. At what point can law enforcement or military groups generally use force to regain power over a situation?

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Question 21 21. What group used force during the Civil Rights movement to try and gain power?

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Question 22 22. Which of the following statements best describes the social constructionist view?

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Question 23 23. This sociological theory examines the development of jointly constructed understandings by focusing on people's experiences and interactions with one another:

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Question 24 24. This sociological theory says people assign symbols and create meaning based on their interactions with one another:

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Question 25 25. The East India Company is associated with which nation?

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Question 26 26. Which nation achieved economic hegemony following World War I?

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Question 27 27. Hegemony can be best defined as _____.

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Question 28 28. How is socioeconomic status (SES) defined?

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Question 29 29. How can environment play a part in health disparity between high and low SES individuals?

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Question 30 30. What new measures have added a larger social component to SES?

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Social Construction & Power Chapter Exam Instructions

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