GRACE Test - GRACE SECOND HOUR EXAM FALL 2007 PROFESSOR...

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GRACE: SECOND HOUR EXAM FALL, 2007 PROFESSOR ESTERCHILD ROUGH DRAFT OF THE SECOND HOUR EXAM EXAM TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 13, 2007 PLEASE NOTE: THIS ROUGH DRAFT HAS NOT YET BEEN SERIOUSLY EDITED. IF SOMETHING LOOKS ABSOLUTELY CONFUSED, PLEASE BRIG IT TO MY ATTENTION IN A WRITTEN E-MAIL TO [email protected] MATCHING: EXPECTATIONS FOR MEN!! Match the item on the right with the appropriate expectation on the left. (To be discussed in class soon.) 1. Give 'em hell A. Being willing to use violence 2. No sissy stuff B. The first expectation a young boy encounters 3. The sturdy oak C. Being unable to deal with a problem or messy situation violates this one 4. Talk to me baby D. Newer expectation for men to be empathetic and responsive to the feelings of others 5. The big wheel E. Heavy emphasis on success and "making it" _______________________________________________________________________
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6. Sernau gives a similar list of general expectations for women. A. True B. False 7. Sernau opens his chapter on gender by talking about men. A. True B. False 8. According to Sernau, men have more power than women, but the two sexes are about equal in privilege and prestige. A. True B. False 9. Men are likely to describe hard work and ability as the key to their successes rather than gender. A. True B. False 10. All but one of the following is characteristic of people in a superordinate position: A. they rarely notice the talents and abilities of their subordinates B. they view small losses of prestige or deference as important C. the superordinate knows more about the subordinate than vice versa D. they are more likely to note burdens and responsibilities they have, instead 11. For poor men, according to Sernau, their class disadvantage "trumps" (is more important than) their gender position. A. True B. False 12. In the U.S. many women took up paid employment for the first time during World War II. Women were encouraged to "go home" after the war was over. A. True B. False
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13. Following WWII, women in Europe were treated the same way as women in the U.S. A. True* B. False 14. In the U.S. currently, women are almost half of those who are employed. A. True B. False 15. Among these fields of study, which one has the lowest per cent who are women? A. dentistry B. law C. physical science D. engineering 16. Among these fields of study, which one has the highest per cent who are women? A. biology B. political science C. dentistry D. computer science 17. Over the last twenty years, the wage gap between women and men has been declining. According to Sernau, a major reason for this is: A. women going in large numbers into very high paying occupations B. men's entrance into many fields that have historically been women's fields, i.e., teaching, nursing, social work C. women have many fewer household duties nowadays, so they can spend more time working for pay D. the loss of jobs in unionized blue collar work (industrial decline) E. men suffering intense stress and "burning out"
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18. Fully employed (year round, full time workers) women still earn less than fully employed
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course SOCI 2010 taught by Professor Dr.esterchild during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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