Term Test 2
Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Indicate
your answer by blacking in the relevant box on the SCANTRON sheet. Be sure to print your
name and student number clearly on the answer sheet.
____________ best describes “families” in Canada today.
*”Highly variable” (303)
What best explains the decrease in the size of the “family unit” over the past century:
Functionalist Linda Waite (2000) argues that cohabiting relationships are:
A Symbolic Interactionist would focus on ____________in the study of families.
What is one criticism of the “top-down” theory of socialization:
It creates uncertainty
*It may produce anger, prejudice, racism and homophobia (307)
It worked well in the past, but does not today
It does not produce enough conformity
The looking-glass self is best described as: