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Sociology: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition - Chapter 10

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Question 1:


a) most people would quit their jobs.
b) the majority of people would start their own business.
c) there is a strong attachment to work for most Canadians.
d) there is tendency for Canadians to want to move south and retire.

Question 2:


a) hunting and gathering
b) agricultural
c) capitalism
d) subsistence economy

Question 3:


a) family
b) corporate
c) welfare
d) all of the above

Question 4:


a) the increasing power of trade unions in resolving industrial disputes.
b) a resurgence of interest in industrial production and manufacturing.
c) a shift toward a service economy, based on knowledge and information.
d) all of the above.

Question 5:


a) capitalists
b) socialists
c) communists
d) laissez-faire capitalists

Question 6:


a) increased revenues for developed nations
b) homogenization of culture
c) greater economic opportunities for undeveloped nations
d) an increase in the number of products available to people around the world

Question 7:


a) it conflicts with family obligations and causes a 'double day' for most people
b) combined with the emotional energy needed to take care of a family, it is too exhausting and may affect one's health
c) often causes people to regulate their emotional state, suppressing many real emotions
d) puts many people under financial strain and increases stress levels

Question 8:


a) Air Canada
b) Nabisco
c) General Motors-Canada
d) Home Hardware

Question 9:


a) going to work.
b) taking a vacation.
c) agreeing to be a surrogate mother.
d) cleaning the house.

Question 10:


a) 1 billion
b) 50 billion
c) 300 billion
d) 500 billion

Question 11:


a) intrinsic satisfaction
b) connection with others
c) extrinsic motivation
d) monetary security

Question 12:


a) the specialization of tasks.
b) the number of hours required each day.
c) how promotional procedures are carried out.
d) the relationship between workers and managers.

Question 13:


a) increased team support
b) increased employee surveillance
c) increased employee training
d) enforced productivity quotas

Question 14:


a) greater job security.
b) greater overtime.
c) better benefit packages for the majority of workers.
d) more flexibility in daily hours.

Question 15:


a) Employment rates for Native people are considerably higher than in the past.
b) More women are self-employed than men.
c) The wage gap between men and women has almost disappeared for those employed full time.
d) More women than men holding a university degree will move into a service position.