ISS 215 Exam 1 (Spring 2017 Form B)Name: _______________________Student Number ____________________________IMPORTANT: This exam is the property of Center for Integrative Studies at Michigan State University. Reproduction and sale of this exam in any form is prohibited.TEXT BOOK BY MARTIN MARGERChapter 1: An introduction to the Study of Social Inequality1. The author suggests that description, explanation, and prescription are three levels of analysis of inequality. Based on our discussion on this topic, what level of knowledge is reflected in the following statements. “Socialscientists believe that there are economic, political, cultural, and religious reasons for gender inequality”.According to our discussion on this chapter, why social security in the USA is in trouble?A.DescriptionB.ExplanationC.PrescriptionD.None of the above
2.According to the author, which mode of knowledge tends to negate the existing perceptions of individuals on a variety of issues?According to the author and our in-class discussion, current US economy is predominantly?
Chapter 2: Theories of Class and Social Inequality3. What is Neo-Marxism?
4.In our lectures, we discussed Karl Marx and his theory on evolution of society. According tothe author, this evolution was a consequence of?
Chapter 3: The American Class System5.According to our in-class discussion, which country benefited the most from World War II?A.JapanB.USA
C.GermanyD.United Kingdom6.According to our discussion on this chapter, why social security in the USA is in trouble?
Chapter 5: The Middle Classes 7.According to the author and our in-class discussion, current US economy is predominantly?
8.According to the author, U.S. market has become two-tier market. Which one of those two groups is pointed out by the author?
Chapter 7: Stratification Systems and Social Stratification