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Quiz for Chapter 4

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. What did Jennifer Hook's study of men and unpaid domestic work reveal about gender relations?

a) the benefits of a longitudinal comparison research design
b) the crisis of masculinity and feminization of home life
c) the influence of national-level factors on work arrangements
d) that all women want to avoid unpaid family work

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2. How is data most frequently collected for a survey?

a) self-administered questionnaire
b) in-depth ethnographic participation
c) transitional focus group interviews
d) response bias questionnaire

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3. Scholars call the patterned educational attainment of the children of new immigrants ________.

a) cultural assimilation
b) segmented assimilation
c) educational assimilation
d) access assimilation

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4. In group discussions, interviewers usually pose ________.

a) closed-ended questions
b) open-ended questions
c) relational questions
d) nominal questions

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5. ________ is a form of content analysis involving the analysis of texts.

a) Discourse analysis
b) Post-structuralist analysis
c) Hermeneutic analysis
d) Communication analysis

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True or False Questions

1. Stanley Milgram concluded that few people have the resources needed to resist authority.

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2. Photojournalism is considered a branch of sociology.

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3. An experimental research design is most frequently used in sociology of the family.

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4. A dependent variable is a variable that is affected by an independent variable.

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5. The process of quantitative research begins with the research site.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. Sociologists study a wide variety of social variables and have a variety of ways to ________ and measure those variables.

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2. Interviewees have a greater tendency to respond to questions with ________ answers.

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3. The work of French social philosopher ________ helped to popularize discourse analysis.

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4. Willis used a number of research methods including ________ interviews, group discussions, and participant observation.

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5. Christensen and Ferree demonstrated that both pro-war and anti-war speakers drew on ________ of gender to construct their cases for or against the Iraq war.

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Short Answer Questions

1. How can content analysis be used in a quantitative research strategy?

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2. What are the typical requirements of ethics boards?

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3. How did the French social philosopher Michel Foucault view discourse? What has discourse come to mean in the social sciences?

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4. What is the parental human capital framework used by Abada and associates?

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