Gender Inequality - Social Stratification - Quiz, Exercises for Sociology. Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela
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Gender Inequality - Social Stratification - Quiz, Exercises for Sociology. Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela

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Sociology 411

Gender Inequality: Chapter Ten Quiz

True/False (Circle one): Five points each 1. T F Kerbo explains that sociologists use "gender" to refer to socially and

culturally constructed definitions of what it means to be female or male in a society

2. T F Kerbo reports that women mostly work in jobs where most of the other

workers are also women 3. T F Hogan explains that corporate downsizing tended to increase the gender

gap 4. T F Hogan reports that the gender gap is greatest among sales workers 5. T F Kerbo reports that the U.S. is close to other industrial nations in state

mandated maternity and childcare leave 6. T F Kerbo and Hogan report that high school and college education have

become much more widespread since 1960 7. T F Kerbo reports that in most parts of the world the service sector is a minor

source of employment for women and men 8. T F Kerbo and Hogan report Wright's comparative data on males and females

in management positions, which indicate that U.S. women are slightly better off with respect to being in higher management

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Multiple Choice (circle one): ten points each 1. Hogan reports that the gender gap in earnings a. decreased steadily during the Reagan years b. decreased dramatically during the Clinton years c. is greater for blacks d. is greater for Latinos 2. Hogan reports that beginning during World War II a. more working class women entered the labor force b. more black women entered the labor force c. more black men entered the labor force d. more middle class women have entered the labor force 3. Hogan explains changes in the gender gap since the 1970s as due, in part, to a. the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy b. the increasing education of women c. anti-discrimination legislation d. changing attitudes about women workers 4. Kerbo suggests that one reason the United States has few programs devoted to women's needs

is because a. America is the land of individualism b. the U.S. has so few women in congress c. the U.S. has such low taxes d. the American people are opposed to government regulation 5. The idea that if men and women play too similar a role the competition would drive the family

apart is associated (by Kerbo) with a. structural functional theory b. liberal feminist theory c. radical feminist theory d. Marxist feminist theory

6. The idea that gender inequality is rooted in class oppression is associated (by Kerbo) with

a. structural functional theory b. liberal feminist theory c. radical feminist theory d. Marxist feminist theory

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