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Unformatted text preview: Name: Finai Exarn — "The Usual” Muitiple Choice & True~Faise2 Worth 2 points each. in ail cases, choose the best choice. 1. According to Roane and Cerulo, in "The Ought to Be a Law,” Randail Terry (who protests against abortion across the United States, including currently at Notre Dame) is a engaged in a. morai entrepreneur...informai social controi b. moral entrepreneur...social engineering c. pioneer ofjustice...sociai engineering d. sociai engineer...informal social control An exampie of a total institution would be a: a. convent. b. boot camp. c. cuit compound. d. prison. e. ail of the above. T F The Saints’ crimes cost the community more than the Roughnecks’ crimes. Which of the following is ngttrue about uninsured Americans? 3. They receive less preventative care. They receive poorer treatments for their illnesses. They are iive shorter lives than comparabie insured populations They experience no stigma by medical providers. Actually all ofthe above are true. sue—nu“ When a nervous medical student smiles to make her young patient feel more at ease, she is engaged in what type of emotion management? a. deep transformation in. surface acting c. using the patient (3. accentuating the positive Men in female-dominated occupations encounter the most “mixeci” or negative reactions from: 3. their supervisors. in. men in male occupations. c. their friends. ci. their clients. 1C}. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Which ofthe foilowing was m a reason the UPS strike of1997 was successful? a. Woman think UPS workers are cute and men chat with them about sports. The jobs couldn’t be shipped out. Managers were former drivers. The company wasn’t pressured to decrease costs. Actuaily, ail of the above contributed to the successful strike. eerie When rules and regulations are paramount and persona! quaiities are unimportant is: a. efficency b. rationaiization c. bureaucracy d. routinization T {3 Middie ground employees have the most ambiguous work tasks, as they’re not high enough to lead and not iow enough to simply follow orders. T F Globalization has given the most work to men in developing countries. Which of the following is not a common reason individuals draw on welfare? a. They were born into poverty. They lost theirjob. They got sick. They got divorced. Actuaiiy, ail of the above are cemrnon reasons. {been in capitaiisrn’s purest form, the value of goods and services is derived soieiy from: a. cost of production b. labor and wage rates c. suppiy and demand ci. private owners The Thailand factory featured in These Dork Satanic Mills was primariiy manufacturing for American companies to send to the United States. a. toys b. clothing c. tupperware d. shoes T F Women who work as nannies or maids in the United States are unahie to afford such domestics for their own houses or chiidren in their countries of origin. What is £191: a type ofdisaster predicted to occur if the trend in coffee prices continues? 3. economic b. social c. environmental d. Actuaiiy, ail three are predicted. 16. 17. 18. 19. 28. Social change occurs more rapidiy in traditional societies than more industrialized ones. Which of the foitowing is the primary vehicle for transmitting biacit culture and vaiues to this generation? 3. families h. churches c. music d. schools Lacking a hierarchicai structure, the women who were fighting toxic waste in their communities were an example of what type of sociai movement? a. a coalescing movement b. a crowd. c. an emergent movement d. a grassroots movement. Acknowledging the negative emotion you might feel when you encounter someone in a racial group different than your own, and realizing where this reaction might have come from, is: a. assumption transformation. b. internal transformation. c. interpersonal transformation. d. institutional transformation. The campus dining hails’ options increase every year— now inciuding cooi things like a pizza bar, stirwfry station, and hummus and pita in the salad bar. This social change” was iikeiy caused by: a. popuiation pressures. technoiogicai innovation. cultural innovation. diffusion of technoiogy. diffusion ofculture. events" Short Answer: Choose 8, worth 5 points each. if you answer more than eight, l‘ii take your best eight. 21. What two groups are currentiy over-represented in the prison popuiation? What are two of the reasons given by Guinier and Torres in "Watching the Canary” for this trend? 22. Choose one of the "dark sides” {or negative consequences) of the medicaiization of deviance. Give an exampie and expiain why this "dark side" is bad for individuals end/or society. 23. What is the “sick role”? What is one of the norms associated with it? Give an exampie of how you or a friend folioweti, or didn‘t foilow, this norm the fast time you were sick. 24. What is the difference between the front and the back stage? Give an exampie of each for medical professionals, explaining the connection between the two stages. 25. 26. 27. What is McDonaiidEzation? Give an example of another “McDonaldized” place or process, explaining how it has at least three of the four components of McDonalidzation, Are relationships with close friends and famiEy, or distant relatives and acquaintances, better for educationai and job opportunities? What explains this type of reiationship’s utliity over the other type? Connect the 30 Gays episode on Illegal Immigration to two specific concepts, findings, or arguments in the "Immigrants are Ruining this Nation” in Ruane and Ceruto. 28. 29. 30. What is "the paradox of social movements”? ExpEain what it means. Apply one ofthe reasons Ruane and Comic give for why conventional wisdoms persist to a conflict, functionalist, or symbolic interactionist approach. Explain your answer, using specific arguments from the text. in "Invitation to Sociology” Peter Berger talks about sociology’s interest in "the sacred and the profane.” What does he mean? Give an example of each from this semester. 31. You may answer one of the foliowing: a. We watched the Susan Boyie ciip from "Britain’s Got Taient” in ciass one ciay during this session. What on earth does that have do with socioiogy? Be specific. b. Whiie we’re on the subject of "far out sociology,” what could my story about my son getting reprimanded for looking up “boob” in the dictionary be used as an exampie for in future iterations of this class? Why is it an effective (or ineffective) exampie? Essay: Choose one, worth 40 points. Answer the ENTIRE question. 32. 33. Compare the My Lai Massacre to Miigram’s “Obedience” study. What were the three processes that Keiman and Hamilton assert weaken morai inhibitions? How were they present, or not present, in Miigram’s experimentai setwup? Reiate either there My tai Massacre or Miigrem’s study to what happened at the Kentucky McDonaid‘s. Give an example from your own life where you did something hurtfut or harmful to someone eise because of one of one or more of these processes. What is emotion management? Emotional iabor is when individuais engage in emotion management as part of their job. Explain how, and why, medlcai students and Disneyland employees engage in emotional labor. How are their experiences in training for this aspect of the iob simiiar or different? Give an exampie of another occupation that cails for emotional labor to draw parailels between one of the groups. What are the negative consequences of the emotional labor for those in the occupation that you chose for those they interact with}? ...
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