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Sociology 205 Focus Points for Exam #3 November 20, 2007 Be familiar with the following terms: Diffuse status characteristic Burden of proof Observable power and prestige (components) Microstratification Macrostratification Life chances Minority status Race/ethnicity Who to whom matrix Genocide Sex category Walking with the wind (in Kozol) Erotic property Household property Generational property Annihilation Fgm Campaign for fiscal equity (Kozol) Double vision (Kozol, p. 287) Social construction of race Feminization of poverty Blaming the victim Be familiar with: 1) How to analyze a who to whom matrix; 2) What the possible interventions in the burden of proof process are; 3) the general trends by race/ethnicity in terms of family income and individual income; 4) what Shipler calls the circle of resentment (p. 233);
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Unformatted text preview: 5) similarities between Shipler’s and Kozol’s description of schools ; 6) the arguments presented for and against segregated education; 7) the tables on pages 321-324 in Kozol and page 246 about Texas education; 8) Kozol’s argument about why state cases are important for changing schools; 9) the Rodriguez case in Texas; 9) Collins’ arguments about the changing nature of marriage; 10) with income and education trends by sex category 11) General principles/conclusions from the film we saw on Race: be able to address these general questions: Is there a biological basis for race categories?; what stereotypes do all seem to share about groups other than their own?; what is Tatum’s point about the moving staircase?...
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