101f07FinalExamStudyQstns - INDV 101 - Fall 2007 -...

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INDV 101 - Fall 2007 - Professor Spike Peterson FINAL EXAM STUDY QUESTIONS Final Exam 7 December 2007, 2-4 pm in our classroom Remember to bring large “blue books” to the classroom. Be there on time so we can get started immediately. During the exam, make sure to pace yourself, i.e., keep track of time, and make sure that you write *something* for every question! (Recommendation: Plan to spend approximately 20-25 minutes on identifications, and then about 25-30 minutes each on essays. No notes or extra pieces of paper will be permitted during the exam.) Write legibly! We cannot give credit for work we cannot read! Good luck on the Final Exam. And thank you for a good semester, and your willingness to engage the course materials even though they are challenging. I hope that the course has enhanced your critical thinking, clarified how power works in multiple ways, and empowered you to actively be part of making the world more just and less violent. Remember to ask: who benefits? And also: to keep dancing. .. PART I : Terms (“Identifications”) 25% of Exam Grade When you arrive in class, we will tell you which FIVE of the following terms you must write out the meaning of for Part I of the exam. The learning objective is for you to understand the terms accurately and to incorporate them into your long-term memory so that you can *use* them in thinking, talking and writing more generally. You will be graded on how well you convey such comprehension, but must do so succinctly given the time constraints of the exam. Therefore, one studying strategy is to memorize the identifications provided here, and then reproduce from memory the ones we ask you for at exam time – but make sure that you *understand* what you are memorizing, or it is a pointless exercise! Critical thinking refers to asking questions about what is assumed to be real, valued, and significant in our society. Empowerment refers to a process of defining oneself and pursuing one’s own interests rather than being defined by others and conforming to their desires and interests. Gendered dichotomies are binary, oppositional contrasts that privilege the first term (associated with masculinity) over the second term (associated with femininity) and thus promote gender hierarchy. Ideology refers to a system of beliefs and expectations about individuals and social relations that tends to justify the
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