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Final Exam Practice Test Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. In his analysis of the Tuskegee syphilis study, Allan M. Brandt argues that how the study was conducted can only be understood by taking into account a. racism and racial inequality. b. the power of inducements. c. the human capacity for suffering. d. all of the above. 2. Clifford Shearing and Phillip Stenning discuss the experience of visiting Disney World in “From the Panopticon to Disney World.” Their descriptions of surveillance, mandatory line formation, and the disciplining of visitors are examples of: a. sociological imagination. b. social control. c. social structure. d. sanctions. 3. According to John Ibister in “The Foundations of Third World Poverty,” one of the major economic consequences of imperialism has been that a. it required people in the Third World to give up subsistence agriculture in favor of producing cash crops and/or extracting minerals. b. imperialism substantially narrowed the gap between wealthy and poor nations. c. imperialism presented a critical opportunity for undeveloped nations to enter and succeed in the global economy. d. all of the above. 4. In “Job on the Line,” William Adler recounts Mollie James and Balbina Duque’s experiences working for MagneTek. When MagnaTek closed its plant in Paterson, NJ, firing all of the workers there, and moved its manufacturing work to Matamoros, Mexico, the company engaged in a. expansion. b. outsourcing. c. transnationaling. d. maquiladoraing. 5. As Kathleen Hull reports in “Marriage, Culture and Law,” same-sex couples who have had marriage ceremonies refer to their unions and their partners using a range of terms, including marriage, partnership, husband/wife, partner, and spouse. How same-sex couples identify their union and their partner to others varies according to a. the social context. b. the nature of their relationship. c. the demands of friends and family members. d. the legal framework in which the marriage took place.
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6. True or false? Racial categories are fixed and stable across time and societies. a. True. b. False. 7. Which of the following is NOT a cause of social change? a.
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