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Foundations of Sociology: Chapter 6

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Question 1:


a) The recognized social position that an individual occupies
b) Contributes to the individual
c) A role an individual performs
d) Both A and B

Question 2:


a) Male over female
b) White over black or brown
c) Elite over middle and working class
d) All of the above

Question 3:


a) The Martineau Measure
b) The Thomas Theorem
c) The Ritzer Rationalization
d) The Situation Effect

Question 4:


a) The idea that workers could be involved in several stages of the manufacturing process
b) A greater sense of product ownership
c) Incorporation of worker input
d) All of the above

Question 5:


a) Service-provider organizations
b) Formal social movement organizations
c) Collectives
d) McDonaldized organizations

Question 6:


a) Heterosexual
b) Bisexual
c) Homosexual
d) Asexual

Question 7:


a) Disengaging from a central role and attempting to establish a new one
b) A conflict between roles
c) Trying to reconcile expectations from two different roles
d) Managing strain from within a specific role

Question 8:


a) 50 years ago
b) 150 years ago
c) 500 years ago
d) 5000 years ago

Question 9:


a) Ascribed
b) Achieved
c) Master
d) Sachem

Question 10:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 11:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 12:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 13:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 14:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 15:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 16:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 17:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 18:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE