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Review sheet exam 2 - FMSC 381 EXAM 2(Thurs 11.05.09 Review Sheet LECTURES (andtwofilms)forthissecondexam.Thebasicconceptsare 1. US?Whatare

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FMSC 381 EXAM 2 (Thurs, 11.05.09) Review Sheet LECTURES Review each of the lectures (and two films) for this second exam.  The basic concepts are  highlighted in powerpoint slides on Web CT.   1.   Which principles of the English Poor Laws are the roots of current social policies in the  US?  What are the differences between residual and institutional approaches to social  welfare?  Define the four eras of social welfare in the US, and identify major policies  associated with each era. 2.  How does Maryland compare to the other states with regard to the well-being of  children?  In particular, what is the state of working mothers and child care costs?  What is  a socially toxic environment?  How can we think about “tipping points” for accumulated  risks of children in these environments? 3.  What are the five important transitions during young adulthood?  How often do adults  pass through these transitions in expected order?  Who receives the most assistance (money  or time) from their parents?  How are the pathways of young adults shaped by the timing of  stressful life events (such as the Great Depression)?   4.  How does the current funding structure of public schools reflect traditional values of  local control – and how does the structure lead to inequality in funding?  How extensive are  funding gaps by race and by class – both per student and per school in a given year?  Identify evidence in support of NCLB, and identify critiques of the legislation. 5.  What is Kohn’s thesis about how parents of different social classes socialize their children 
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Review sheet exam 2 - FMSC 381 EXAM 2(Thurs 11.05.09 Review Sheet LECTURES (andtwofilms)forthissecondexam.Thebasicconceptsare 1. US?Whatare

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