Myers, Chap. 2_Study Guide

Myers, Chap. 2_Study Guide - Myers, Chapter 2: Other...

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Myers, Chapter 2: Other Sources of Oppression in Our Society MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following categories are given as examples of statuses or positions that tend to disenfranchise people? A) left-handed people B) marijuana smokers C) college students D) all of the above Page Ref: 40-41 2) Which is important in considering the symbols, images, and statuses that may lead to disenfranchisement? A) How are they defined by the powerful? B) How are they defined by minorities? C) Are they true? D) All of the above. Page Ref: 41 3) Compared to past cultures and current cultures different from the U.S., we seem ________ in comparison. A) intolerant B) tolerant C) both A and B D) totally accepting of diversity Page Ref: 41 4) The author of the text prefers to use Farley's (1995) description of those oppressed by statuses other than race or ethnicity as: A) traditional minority groups. B) minority groups based on _____. C) other minorities. D) nontraditional minority groups. Page Ref: 42 5) Newman (1973) proposed a three-fold typology of minority groups. Which status depends on appearance? A) cognitive
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