MC 201 Final Exam Review

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MC 201 Final Exam Review 1. Both Dudziak’s Cold War Civil Rights and Luker’s When Sex Goes to School address changes in American sex, gender, and race relations during the 1950s and 1960s. To what extent did the events of this time period fundamentally transform sex, gender, and racial relations in the United States? 2. Compare and contrast the eugenics movement of the 1920s and 1930s with the sex education controversy in the United States. 3. We have discussed the tension between philosophical principles and political practice in American politics throughout the course. How important a role did this tension play in the reform policies that were enacted during the Civil Rights Movement? 4. Throughout the course, we have seen examples of public policy shaped in various ways
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Unformatted text preview: ,including in the courts, by executive action, through legislation, and by way of grass roots activism. Which of these influences has been most effective in shaping public policy related to racial, sex, and gender relations in the United States and why? 5. As we have seen in both American and European public affairs during the twentieth century, citizens’ private behaviors often contradict the stated public morality. Drawing from Dudziak’s Cold War Civil Rights and Luker’s When Sex Goes to School describe two situations in which there has been a disconnect between many individuals’ behaviors and the generally expressed public morality, and explain how the disconnect affects public policy....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course MC 201/202 taught by Professor Na during the Fall '10 term at Michigan State University.

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