Soc Test 1,2,3 Master Copy

Goffman states that total institutions have a staff

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Unformatted text preview: inmate activities tightly controlled, standardized and scheduled. C) inmates participate in deciding institutional rules and regulations. D) A and B. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s):D 17. There have been several Canadian studies of ethnic and racial discrimination in labour markets and hiring practices. One common finding is that a significant proportion of the existing wage gap between white and non-white workers is NOT directly attributable to: A) the demographic, demographic, educational, or occupational characteristics of workers. B) racial discrimination practiced by employers in the hiring and promotion of visible minority workers. C) the number of foreign workers coming into Canada to harvest crops. D) the family structure of Canadian families. E) all of the above. Points Earned: 0.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s):A 18. The examination of the meanings attached to school practices, including the analysis of curriculum materials, language, and knowledge from the perspective of parents, teachers, administrators and students is best looked at through which paradigm? A) Conflict Theory. B) Feminist Theory. C) Functionalist Theory. D) Symbolic Interactionist Theory. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s):D 19. According to ___________, McDonaldization is defined as: A) Foucault; The notion that universities are expected to function in terms of efficiently producing knowledge and power. B) Ritzer; The notion that universities are expected to function in more efficient ways, with a high degree of predictability and standardization. C) Bourdieu; The notion that universities are expected to function efficiently in accordance with greater rewards for students who closely emulate the standards of dominant culture. D) Parsons; The notion that universities are expected to operate in a fashion which observes both the equilibrium and the less overt aspects of schooling. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s):B 20. Peer groups consist of people who are closely related in ______. A)...
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