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Quiz11 - inhabited transformed and destroyed A Social...

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Understanding Societies, Spring 2009 QUIZ #11 February 24, 2009 1. Which of the following former terms was discussed in Ruane and Cerulo’s “America Is the Land of Opportunity”? A. Social Status B. Social Construction of Reality C. Identity D. All of the Above 2. A group of individuals who share a common genetic heritage or obvious physical characteristics are a _________. A. Race B. Ethnicity -- this refers groups bounded by, e.g., cultural heritage or language C. Social Status 3. Which best describes the sociohistorical process by which racial categories are created,
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Unformatted text preview: inhabited, transformed, and destroyed? A. Social construction B. Racial formation C. Symbolic interaction 4. The housing discrimination public service announcement best illustrated: A. Racial steering B. Linguistic profiling -- this refers to the use of accents or tone of voice to make assumptions about racial or ethical identity and discriminate on the basis of assumed identities C. Prejudice D. Segregation 5. Hispanics tend to live in less segregated neighborhoods than African Americans: A. True -- perhaps because they are seen as white? B. Ling...
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