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Quiz for Chapter 15

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. Which of the following often argues for women's inferiority to men?

a) politicians
b) religion
c) science
d) the media

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2. ________ was frequently cited by Gerson's interviewees as the key ingredient of cohesive, egalitarian, and financially secure homes.

a) Polyandry
b) Serial monogamy
c) Gender flexibility
d) Stability

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3. Gender identity is the result of ________.

a) dramaturgical presentations
b) a non-voluntary performance
c) a non-self-reflexive disposition
d) innate dispositions

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True or False Questions

1. Twenty-five per cent of Americans still believe that women are better suited emotionally to govern than are men.

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2. Pilgeram's work strongly suggests that gender is biologically determined

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3. Gender stereotypes necessarily imply inequality.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. The ________ Gerson interviewed were more inclined to fall back on a more traditional relationship.

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2. Gender ________ continues to be a part of life in Canada as elsewhere in Western industrialized societies.

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3. ________ as an approach to scholarship appeared in Canada in the 1970s, a response to the women's liberation movement already underway since the 1960s in the United States.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What distinguishes countries with large number of Protestants from countries with a large number of Catholics?

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2. What does 'doing gender' mean?

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3. What continues to be the most important measure of men's social status?

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