1. The _________ assumes humanity can be neatly divided into two clear-cut categories: male and female.
|d.||American Sociological Association|
1. The tern “Hispanic,” created in 1970 by the U.S. government, groups together people from, or with ancestors from, 21 Central and South American countries that were once former colonies of Spain. Now people from these countries must identify as “Hispanic.” This speaks to dynamics underlying
1. One study found that the lightest-skin immigrants to the U.S. earn 16 to 23 cents more on the dollar than their darkest-skinned immigrant counterparts. In this case skin shade has been
1. In thinking about masculinity and femininity, sociologists recognize
|a.||there is one form of masculinity and femininity.|
|b.||there is one form of masculinity and many forms of femininity.|
|c.||there are many forms of masculinity and femininity.|
|d.||in nature there are just two gender categories.|
1. Research suggests that early childhood teachers are more accepting of girls’ cross-gender behaviors and explorations than they are of such behaviors from boys. Apparently, teachers believe that boys who behave like “sissies” are at greater risk of becoming homosexual and psychologically ill-adjusted than are girls who behave like “tomboys.” The practice speaks to which one of the following dynamics?
|a.||biologically based differences between boys and girls|
|b.||innate differences between boys and girls|
|c.||the dynamics of socialization|
|d.||gender neutral approaches to education|
1. _______ are subpopulations within a society that are systematically excluded from full participation in society and denied equal opportunities to power, prestige, and wealth.
|b.||The foreign born|
|d.||The native born|
1. Sociologist define __________ as social distinctions based on culturally conceived and learned ideas about appropriate behavior and appearances for males and for females.
|d.||primary sex characteristics|