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Week 4 Quiz 1. Which of the following is a function of the family according to the functionalist perspective? 2. What is the average age for first marriages in the United States (as of 2013)? 3. Which of the following is not a child-rearing pattern that has increased in the United States? 4. According to the conflict perspective, religion can be an obstacle to ______________ by supporting the existing social structure. 5. Interactionists look at how the following elements of religion are expressed differently in various faiths: 6. According to the functionalist perspective, “the most basic manifest function of education is the transmission of knowledge” (Schaefer, 2015). Other unintended or __________
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Unformatted text preview: functions include: cultural transmission, social integration, and social control. a. Conflict b. Latent c. Deviant d. Nonverbal 7. The term used to describe the rules and regulations of society taught by schools in addition to lessons and the emphasis placed on obedience by teachers is: a. credentialism b. hidden curriculum c. tracking d. labeling 8. The two basic types of economic systems in contemporary industrial societies are capitalism and ___________________. a. Socialization b. Som c. Monarchy d. Democracy 9. Although the United States is a democracy, only about ____ voted in the 2012 general election. a. 75% b. 54% c. 62% d. 20% 10. C. Wright Mills coined the term __________________ to describe a small group of military, corporate, and government leaders who hold the power in the U.S. and thus run the country. a. Power elite b. Industrialists c. Traditional authority d. None of the above...
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