1) Weber

status groups
are defined by??

a particular lifestyle.

a tendency to include

Question

1) Weber, status groups are defined by??

a particular lifestyle.

a tendency to include

outsiders.

high levels of educational attainment.

high levels of prestige within the broader community.

2) The fact that the poor in our society are typically defined by other Americans as being morally unworthy reflects which dimension of inequality?

status

political

economic

cuural

3) Regarding the instructor’s model of reward inequality, theories that are individualist, social reproduction, or cuure of poverty in nature generally relate to matters of labor

supply

demand

structure

function

4) Cuural capital refers to???

the social connections one has.

the amount of money one possesses.

how much weah is accumulated in one cuure as opposed to another.

none of the listed answers is correct.

5) Significant differences relative to social esteem, honor, and moral worth relate to the _____________ dimension of inequality.

status

economic

political

social class

6) The concept of social closure most closely relates to??

cuure-of-poverty arguments.

the idea that stratification is needed to keep society heahy.

the important role of unions in advancing the interests of members.

denying people access to education or training opportunities, or generating an occupational monopoly.

7) Sociologists who argue that reward inequality can best be explained by such explanations as social closure and social reproduction most likely identify with ____________ theory.????

conflict

functional

evolutionary

symbolic interactionist

8) Having extensive contacts and social networks which can work to your advantage in the pursuit of schooling and employment information and opportunities relates to one’s ___________ capital.

cuural

social

economic

none of the above

9) As discussed in your instructor’s video on reward inequality, the cuure of poverty thesis holds that some families remain in poverty over generations because????

poor people are continually oppressed by the cuure of the haves.

rich people need to have the poor around to do the dirty, disagreeable work.

poor people confront limited opportunities, which if they could take advantage of, they would, and thus rise out of poverty.

their members are caught up in forms of belief and behavior, which while helping them to adapt to poverty, keep them from taking advantage of opportunities to rise out of poverty.

9) The article Problem: A Massive Teacher Shortage. Solution: The Philippines identifies a problem facing many school districts in the U.S. Consistent with our understanding of reward inequality, the most appropriate solution to the problem which would not harm American teachers would be to???

raise teacher salaries.

allow teachers to form unions.

allow greater immigration to the nation.

minimize illegal immigration.

10) According to your instructor’s model of reward inequality, political _____________ would most likely argue that differences between individuals in terms of intellect or effort are the primary reasons for large differences in income.???

liberals

radicals

conservatives

socialists

Sociology