A matriarchy Question 32 An invisible barrier that blocks the promotion of a qualified individual in a work environment because of the individual’s sex race or ethnicity is know as The glass ceiling Question 31 Ethnic group share five main characteristics. Which of the following characteristics is not shared by ethnic groups ? Unique genetic variations Prejudice is to discrimination as Attitude is to behavior Question 30 Global stratification refers to the unequal distribution of wealth ,power , and prestige on a worldwide basis, resulting in people different lifestyles and life chances both within and among the nations of the world Segregation may be enforced by custom de faceto segregation refers to racial separation and inequality enforced by custom Question 28 The process through which ideas , resources and people increasingly operate in a world -wide rather than a local framework is Globalization Which is another term for family of affinity given in lecture?
Fictive kin Question 26 Affirmative action refers to the policies or procedures that are intended to promote equal opportunity for categories of people deemed previously excluded from equality in education , employment and other fields on the basis of characteristics such as race or etc Question 25 According to walt rostow, economic adviser to U.S.President kennedy ,all countries go through four stages of economic stage referred to as the technological maturity stage Question 24 In the united states , males are traditionally expected to demonstrate aggressiveness and toughness,whereas females have passive and nurturing this illustrates the concept of gender identity Question 21 In a caste system , marriage is endogamous ,meaning that people are allowed to marry only within their own group Question 22 According to sociologist Max Weber’s system of stratification , power is the ability of people or group to achieve their goal Question19Blaming one minority group for personal troubles is an example of whichtheory ?
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