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Quiz for Chapter 19

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. What is Boyd's label for teens who publically uphold the values of adult society?

a) straight edge
b) hegemonic teens
c) public youth
d) conformists

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2. ________ refers to the value assigned to social networks between socially heterogeneous groups.

a) Value capital
b) Evaluative capital
c) Heterogeneous capital
d) Bridging social capital

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3. What is Boyd's label for sub-culturally identified and non-hegemonic teens?

a) secondary youth culture
b) subalterns
c) subversives
d) non-subs

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True or False Questions

1. Boyd identified a class division based on gender.

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2. One of the most important factors driving the popularity of social networking sites is the increasing isolation of people from face-to-face communications.

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3. Digital communication technologies create opportunities for social interaction where there previously were none.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. Forty million Americans use online ________ services

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2. Consistent with Pierre Bourdieu's ideas about habitus and distinctions in taste being class markers ________ are clearly an issue that separate the teens using Facebook from those using MySpace.

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3. Recently, sociologists have been examining the role of the Internet in facilitating the formation of ________.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What did a study by Veenhof and associates show regarding Internet use?

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2. What is Mizuko Ito's argument regarding the use of online spaces by young people?

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3. What is the best predictor for how someone will side on the issue of gay rights?

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